Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive210% 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.
Run History
21 months ago, 21 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 23 '17 at 04:18
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 520
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 769
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 306
Parallax 315
102% 321 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 300
Splatting 228
105% 244 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 2,044
Write 1,184
Mixed 1,197
325% 1,475 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 22
180% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 51.5
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 179
114% 127 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 210%
Great: 238%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB-$5
11GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
7.55% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 16.6
Mixed 15
21% 16.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.99
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.008
19% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.55%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 23.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 18,427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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