Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics140% 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 Drive303% 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
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '20 at 01:02
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$205
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 451
62% 452 Pts
64-Core 449
30% 449 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$749
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 562
Reflection 489
Parallax 557
148% 536 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 543
Splatting 284
140% 363 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 140%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$125
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1340 1165 806 809 805 807 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,234
Write 2,184
Mixed 1,616
SusWrite 955
391% 1,747 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 94
301% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1474
DQ Write 1,277
DQ Mixed 1,373
1,030% 1,375 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 303%
Great: 334%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$63
495GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 169 170 171 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 156
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 170
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 36.3
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 111%
Great: 107%
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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 27,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $386

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,221
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