Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive113% 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 DateJul 07 '19 at 01:27
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 252
96% 198 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 771
86% 660 Pts
64-Core 784
53% 784 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$300
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 970 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.3
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 240
Parallax 595
139% 401 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 364
Splatting 288
120% 281 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 129%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 125 95 94 98 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 460
Mixed 345
SusWrite 164
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 63.3
217% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 342
262% 356 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
266GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 151 147 150 152 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 164
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 149
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 26.5
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 95%
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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 20,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $989
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Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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