Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:26
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$267
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 128
2-Core 240
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 628
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
53.8% Above average
Lighting 65.8
Reflection 68.3
Parallax 62.9
53% 65.7 fps
MRender 66
Gravity 67.9
Splatting 63
55% 65.6 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD PLUS 480GB
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 222 152 78 138 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 475
Write 419
Mixed 262
SusWrite 159
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 30.8
106% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 207
166% 240 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$68
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 178 183 179 164 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 140
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 173
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 11,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,069
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