Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics180% 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.
Boot Drive193% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '17 at 16:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 554
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 752
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 816
121% 808 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2912 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 613
Reflection 557
Parallax 620
190% 597 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 580
Splatting 300
172% 387 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 180%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB 1TB
925GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,688
Write 906
Mixed 1,079
270% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 28.1
192% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 202
193% 284 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 193%
Great: 190%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 177
Mixed 152
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.19
85% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 12,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,049
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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