Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 13:45
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 143
2-Core 257
96% 165 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 705
83% 630 Pts
64-Core 707
47% 707 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.7% Very good
Lighting 314
Reflection 300
Parallax 311
83% 309 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 291
Splatting 236
80% 245 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 428 435 451 433 436 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 967
Write 479
Mixed 424
SusWrite 428
127% 575 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 45.1
170% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 464
DQ Mixed 256
233% 349 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 134%
Great: 232%
WD WD3200KS-00PFB0 320GB
186GB free
Firmware: 21.00M21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 46 47 47 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 44.5
Write 43.5
Mixed 39
SusWrite 46.4
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 36%
WD Elements 10B8 2TB
170GB free
Firmware: 1022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 79 80 80 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 89.3
Write 90.2
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 79.4
57% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$138
353GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 107 108 108 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 77.3
Write 76
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 107
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 75%
WD Elements SE 25FF 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.6% Poor
Read 40.8
Write 38.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 40.8
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
167% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2800 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 29
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 28.2
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 103%
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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 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,139
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