Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive293% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
30 days ago, 30 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 05:46
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 as expected (44th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 409
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Gigabyte(1458 4009) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.7% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 112
Parallax 124
97% 119 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 112
Splatting 106
98% 131 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 827 821 808 800 798 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,431
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,752
SusWrite 828
404% 1,809 MB/s
4K Read 63.8
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 88
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,344
DQ Write 1,069
DQ Mixed 1,168
885% 1,194 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 293%
Great: 336%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
161GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 150 150 152 145 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 94.1
Write 96.6
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 149
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.4% Very good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.9
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 12,644 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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