Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics27.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive122% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:04
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Memory 91.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 240
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 470
64% 468 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.3% Poor
Lighting 0
Reflection 63
Parallax 93.6
0% 52.2 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 75
Splatting 46.1
59% 62 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$130
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 123 109 48 95 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 804
Write 674
Mixed 380
SusWrite 105
109% 491 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 46.3
190% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 663
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 347
327% 512 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 122%
Great: 144%
Adata SU655 480GB
104GB free
Firmware: S0212B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 420 420 139 40 72 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 430
Mixed 386
SusWrite 252
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 33.5
174% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 54.2
101% 198 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 108%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
402GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 111 110 112 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 110
Write 118
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 111
65% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 76%
ADATA CH11 500GB
466GB free, PID a11a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 113 112 113 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 112
122% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 22.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 11,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,070
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