Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateAug 08 '20 at 15:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 66%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (8th 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-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.1% Good
Memory 73.9
1-Core 93
2-Core 187
68% 118 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 319
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.2% Good
Lighting 284
Reflection 256
Parallax 288
75% 276 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 255
Splatting 204
69% 211 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$59
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 266 135 133 123 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 365
Write 391
Mixed 279
SusWrite 171
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 28.9
83% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 229
196% 291 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
137GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 111 110 110 109 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 109
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.1% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 92.7
43% 92.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 6,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,138
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HDDRAMUSB
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