Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.8% 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 Drive73.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJul 08 '21 at 17:41
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 69.8
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 227
72% 131 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 396
58% 420 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.8% Below average
Lighting 43.1
Reflection 65.4
Parallax 41.2
35% 49.9 fps
MRender 37.4
Gravity 40.8
Splatting 36
32% 38.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 650 120GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 52 47 48 49 51 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 459
Write 380
Mixed 328
SusWrite 74.2
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 40.7
144% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 107
86% 124 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
190GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 113 115 113 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 182
Write 160
Mixed 90.2
SusWrite 114
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 20.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 5: 0R 1G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
5% 10% 29 10 7 144 24.1" 1280 720 SAM0E43 C24FG7x
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,129
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