Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.9% 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
4 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJun 02 '19 at 21:40
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$228
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 440
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 445
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60.5% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
57% 180 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 177
Splatting 120
63% 147 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 149 108 104 100 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 291
Write 229
Mixed 239
SusWrite 116
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 39.1
130% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 150
111% 147 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
125GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 157 173 236 238 197 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 306
Write 270
Mixed 242
SusWrite 191
57% 252 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 40.6
129% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 145
114% 158 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 124%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$51
55GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 36 37 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 69.5
Write 55.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 37.3
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 19,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $581

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,422
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $222Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $77SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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