Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 08:39
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 276
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 719
80% 617 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
Nvidia(10DE 1E04) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 569
Reflection 502
Parallax 708
153% 593 fps
MRender 513
Gravity 580
Splatting 272
149% 455 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 151%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,511
Write 2,386
Mixed 1412
467% 2,103 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.1
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1486
DQ Write 1,294
DQ Mixed 1,380
1,037% 1,387 MB/s
Poor: 185% Great: 326%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
126GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 255 251 241 230 221 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 416
Mixed 385
SusWrite 267
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 42.2
150% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 293
232% 322 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 88%
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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 21,040 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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