Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 94.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive44.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:47
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 494
72% 517 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 377A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 468
Reflection 423
Parallax 510
123% 467 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 452
Splatting 252
117% 309 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 117%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 36 28 58 76 72 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.7% Average
Read 207
Write 174
Mixed 194
SusWrite 50.2
35% 156 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 25
91% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 97.9
80% 114 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 91%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
113GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 35 27 53 93 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 132
Write 114
Mixed 61
SusWrite 55.6
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
81GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 31 24 41 64 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 48.5
Write 66.2
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 41.7
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.4
147% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 72%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
647GB free
Firmware: 0707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 48 39 60 101 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 75.5
Write 110
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 65
62% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.7
165% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 36.3
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 30.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 7,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,044
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