Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 Drive82.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 26 '19 at 20:56
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.2% Good
1-Core 112
2-Core 207
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 381
45% 341 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 296
Reflection 287
Parallax 333
78% 305 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 290
Splatting 224
79% 239 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$199
800GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 263 324 316 347 377 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 390
Write 304
Mixed 362
SusWrite 299
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 35.3
132% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 144
114% 162 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 126%
Crucial MX200 1TB-$329
71GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 207 206 258 171 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 371
Write 440
Mixed 238
SusWrite 192
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 35.9
132% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 130
110% 156 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 102%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
262GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 70 69 70 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 92.7
Write 85.7
Mixed 62
SusWrite 70.3
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2668 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 22.9
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 95%
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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 23,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,181
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HDDRAMUSB
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