Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 03:39
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 56%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$188
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
47.3% Average
Memory 66.7
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 144
59% 98 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 219
24% 186 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.1% Good
Lighting 251
Reflection 244
Parallax 251
66% 248 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 242
Splatting 186
66% 200 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$99
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 175 127 128 128 149 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 386
Write 266
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 163
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 22.2
77% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 25
94% 206 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
181GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 121 121 121 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 141
Write 125
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 121
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
808GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 156 152 154 156 155 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 169
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 154
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.1
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 7,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,044
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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