Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive143% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 07 '22 at 23:46
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 252
94% 161 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 741
77% 605 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3788 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 92.9
Reflection 93.2
Parallax 86.9
75% 91 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 80.9
Splatting 71.8
69% 89.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
BPXP 480GB
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 499 75 398 537 176 323 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,126
Write 1,198
Mixed 65.1
SusWrite 335
151% 681 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 15.1
99% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,354
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 881
716% 1,028 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 143%
Great: 246%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
1TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 77 76 81 79 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 173
Write 153
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 69.3
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.1
94% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 28.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 30.5
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%

 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 6 120 31.5" 1280 720 GSM7766 LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 17,110 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $904
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