Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.6% 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 Drive88.4% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 15:54
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$176
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 268
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 522
71% 520 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.6% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 271
Parallax 292
81% 291 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 287
Splatting 225
79% 239 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G32MNB-2202A 256GB
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10103L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 335 396 320 336 321 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 454
Write 392
Mixed 335
SusWrite 320
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.3
120% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 240
203% 297 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 201 201 200 204 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 158
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 201
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 115%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 31.4
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 29.2
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 5,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,063
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HDDRAMUSB
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