Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% 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 Drive96.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 22:23
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 271
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 756
80% 626 Pts
64-Core 746
50% 746 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 289
Reflection 277
Parallax 322
76% 296 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 274
Splatting 222
76% 232 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$80
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 178 135 59 23 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 493
Mixed 384
SusWrite 132
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 44.9
169% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 204
192% 299 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
36GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 141 137 135 125 133 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 119
Write 125
Mixed 65
SusWrite 134
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.3% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 81%
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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 22,860 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 - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,181
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