Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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.
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 02:56
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 751
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 747
50% 747 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$404
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 277
Parallax 662
111% 440 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 385
Splatting 353
104% 326 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 274 266 178 150 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 491
Write 470
Mixed 387
SusWrite 225
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 38
124% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 101
76% 101 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 125%
Seagate ST3500413AS 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 171 173 173 169 171 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 168
Write 135
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 171
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 24.2
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 92%
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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 22,298 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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,129
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HDDRAMUSB
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