Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics190% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5120 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 15 '21 at 01:35
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 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 i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 273
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 672
76% 580 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
Nvidia(10DE 1535) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (235 fps cap detected)
190% Outstanding
Lighting 235
Reflection 233
Parallax 234
190% 234 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 235
Splatting 180
190% 217 fps
Poor: 188%
This bench: 190%
Great: 258%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$225
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,238
Write 57.7
Mixed 111
444% 2,136 MB/s
4K Read 847
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 7
1,294% 286 MB/s
Poor: 172% Great: 383%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 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 26.9
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 240 48.7" 1280 720 SAM7053 LC49G95T
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 14,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $972
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