Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 268
90% 194 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 522
71% 520 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 271
Parallax 292
79% 291 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 287
Splatting 225
77% 239 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78%
Great: 87%
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 (83rd 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: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 201 201 200 204 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th 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: 58%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
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 (72nd 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: 71%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 121%
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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 20,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $989
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HDDRAMUSB
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