Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:58
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
74% Very good
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 206
71% 152 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 651
70% 546 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Asus Radeon RX 580
Asus(1043 0517) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 285
56% 221 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 209
Splatting 125
53% 161 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 58%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6323
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
6.19% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 22.4
6% 23.3 fps
MRender 22.5
Gravity 19
Splatting 32.3
7% 24.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.19%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 263 230 218 219 213 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 468
Mixed 351
SusWrite 252
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 56.5
194% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 142 145 146 148 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 146
Write 136
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 143
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.7
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 22,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,129
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HDDRAMUSB
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