Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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 Drive246% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 02:21
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 125
2-Core 242
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 655
74% 565 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 172
Reflection 184
Parallax 168
139% 175 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 175
Splatting 126
134% 141 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 137%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1480 820 731 659 626 640 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 1,560
Write 1613
Mixed 1,336
SusWrite 826
300% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 78.3
266% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1278
DQ Write 1,014
DQ Mixed 1,148
859% 1,147 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 246%
Great: 270%
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
223GB free
Firmware: P180509a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 86 90 89 89 88 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 455
Mixed 414
SusWrite 98.5
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49.2
193% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 226
172% 227 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 10,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,037
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