Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics165% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 28 '21 at 02:01
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 241
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 695
70% 553 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 8842) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 237
Reflection 216
Parallax 240
192% 231 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 158
Splatting 140
133% 167 fps
Poor: 127%
This bench: 165%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1655
Write 1,222
Mixed 532
250% 1,136 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 46.1
185% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,057
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 612
542% 821 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 240%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
455GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 131 132 133 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 116
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 132
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 33.8
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 32
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%

 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 8 7 60 27.5" 1280 720 SAM0C4D U28E590
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $909
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