Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics114% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.8% 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.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170113
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 01 '21 at 16:12
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 85.2
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 640
67% 522 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
Asus(1043 867F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
114% Outstanding
Lighting 146
Reflection 148
Parallax 166
118% 153 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 132
Splatting 116
109% 133 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 114%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 225 216 233 221 233 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 413
Write 419
Mixed 319
SusWrite 241
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 47.1
170% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 123%
PNY CS3030 1TB SSD
260GB free
Firmware: CS303226
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1531 946 933 970 992 986 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 877
Write 1,003
Mixed 659
SusWrite 1,060
203% 899 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 23.6
141% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 59.6
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 1,204
709% 705 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 161%
Great: 281%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 137 137 138 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 151
Write 131
Mixed 86.9
SusWrite 136
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$96
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,194
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