Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 80%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive94% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory21.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateSep 13 '22 at 23:03
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-6700K-$170
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 92.3
1-Core 129
2-Core 249
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 619
66% 526 Pts
64-Core 674
42% 674 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 142
Parallax 141
114% 141 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 142
Splatting 112
101% 125 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 108%
Great: 132%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$94
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 255 95 74 56 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 374
Mixed 320
SusWrite 156
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 48.6
167% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$51
719GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 147 147 148 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 152
Write 135
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 147
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$51
254GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 125 124 125 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 137
Write 127
Mixed 79
SusWrite 124
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 26.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 8,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $798
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