Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way 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. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.6% 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 Drive265% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '19 at 02:50
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 250
93% 195 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 741
78% 612 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 322
Reflection 307
Parallax 326
83% 318 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 306
Splatting 247
82% 255 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1402 1054 995 1005 1005 1005 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 1,132
Write 973
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 1,078
259% 1,146 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 80.7
286% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,594
DQ Write 1352
DQ Mixed 1,461
1,098% 1,469 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 265%
Great: 286%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB
116GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 416 482 287 287 287 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 439
Mixed 425
SusWrite 343
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 61.8
202% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 119%
Great: 126%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
156GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 898 901 905 904 881 885 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,971
Write 851
Mixed 855
SusWrite 896
253% 1,143 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 52.4
246% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,086
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 405
378% 609 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 239%
Great: 239%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
712GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 160 160 160 160 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 152
Mixed 95.4
SusWrite 160
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3395 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 35
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 33
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,129
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