Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 12:14
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 254
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 485
67% 486 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 365
Parallax 386
104% 386 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 395
Splatting 258
96% 291 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 159 169 162 154 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 474
Write 190
Mixed 224
SusWrite 160
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 19
125% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 58.5
62% 104 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 74%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
51GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 272 275 275 274 276 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 472
Mixed 353
SusWrite 287
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 60
211% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 231
209% 317 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 402 449 459 460 459 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 449
Mixed 429
SusWrite 432
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.6
200% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 307
246% 347 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 25.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,145
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