Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.9% 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 Drive94.7% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateSep 24 '19 at 13:53
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
82.1% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 672
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 319
Reflection 284
Parallax 332
84% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 289
Splatting 224
79% 238 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 263 258 259 261 255 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 436
Mixed 383
SusWrite 275
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 43.5
152% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 233
176% 244 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
333GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 434 437 429 442 310 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 439
Mixed 436
SusWrite 412
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 45
147% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 216
169% 240 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 26
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 97%
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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 24,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,100
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