Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive59.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 18:04
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (93rd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 255
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 680
78% 594 Pts
64-Core 683
46% 683 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 123
Parallax 128
109% 128 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 117
Splatting 101
101% 133 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$65
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 86 111 112 110 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 236
Write 207
Mixed 209
SusWrite 110
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 25.1
120% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 158
122% 164 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 81%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
158GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 937 664 652 638 632 567 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,434
Write 2,194
Mixed 1497
SusWrite 682
380% 1,701 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88.9
298% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,246
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 1,072
807% 1,086 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 280%
Great: 321%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$136
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 161 156 157 158 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 152
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 158
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.M16FE Kingston KHX2133C14D4/8G CT8G4DFD824A.M16FE Kingston KHX2133C14D4/8G 32GB
2400, 2133, 2400, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 25.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 8,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,033
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