Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.4% 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 Drive121% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 21 '19 at 08:36
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 695
78% 601 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.4% Very good
Lighting 321
Reflection 289
Parallax 299
82% 303 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 288
Splatting 219
76% 237 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 316 310 305 301 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 404
SusWrite 319
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 61.5
209% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
402GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 476 487 492 413 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 492
Mixed 468
SusWrite 441
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.8
206% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 128%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.4
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 27.9
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91%
Great: 96%
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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 22,316 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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