Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive124% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '19 at 15:36
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 675
82% 618 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$309
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 970 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 240
Parallax 598
105% 402 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 370
Splatting 291
93% 284 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 327 301 314 314 320 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 494
Mixed 357
SusWrite 325
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 61.9
220% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 340
260% 352 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
107GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 150 167 168 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 116
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 165
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 26.5
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 96%
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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 21,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $992
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $500SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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