Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% 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 Drive124% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 05:40
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 91.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 241
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 463
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 74.3
Parallax 69.2
60% 72.8 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 70.5
Splatting 66.3
57% 68.6 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 316 317 317 317 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 449
Mixed 383
SusWrite 318
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65.9
226% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 180 182 183 183 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 166
Mixed 114
SusWrite 180
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.M8FADG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 25
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 24.9
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 12,636 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: $1,204
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HDDRAMUSB
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