Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive90.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 15:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$286
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 106
2-Core 241
85% 147 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 671
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 276
Parallax 284
88% 299 fps
MRender 357
Gravity 378
Splatting 216
110% 317 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 181 171 83 138 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 454
Mixed 380
SusWrite 179
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 42.8
155% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 199
177% 266 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 96%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$52
270GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 101 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 155
Write 143
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 100
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 198 199 195 199 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 161
Mixed 85
SusWrite 197
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30.9
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 29.7
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 5,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,089
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