Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.1% 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 Drive82.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory19.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 22 '21 at 19:29
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GTM-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 83.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 197
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 524
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 8472) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.1% Poor
Lighting 29.9
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 39.4
24% 33.7 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 38.5
Splatting 31.7
26% 23.4 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 480GB-$190
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 165 81 95 154 159 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 437
Write 399
Mixed 298
SusWrite 162
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 36.9
134% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 198
181% 277 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 19.7
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 12,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,205
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