Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics142% 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 Drive210% 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)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJan 31 '20 at 23:14
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 253
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 665
69% 540 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 695
Reflection 517
Parallax 661
183% 624 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 543
Splatting 296
141% 369 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 142%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 389 370 349 349 344 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 2,035
Write 996
Mixed 700
SusWrite 378
226% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 59.9
234% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,237
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 458
417% 665 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 210%
Great: 280%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$272
61GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 426 324 273 250 212 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 462
Mixed 377
SusWrite 319
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 65.3
221% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 362
271% 360 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 133%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$280
1.5TB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 465 469 476 477 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 449
Mixed 413
SusWrite 465
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 66.9
222% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 31
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 29.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 108%
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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 25,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $386

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,195
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HDDRAMUSB
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