Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 120%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 103%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% 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 Drive112% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '22 at 02:32
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 95.3
1-Core 125
2-Core 240
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 718
72% 587 Pts
64-Core 715
44% 715 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 193
Parallax 191
147% 188 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 188
Splatting 135
124% 154 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 132%
Great: 132%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$94
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 392 341 233 105 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 451
Mixed 387
SusWrite 268
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 53.4
197% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$45
719GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 125 125 124 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 175
Write 148
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 124
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$45
254GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 127 127 125 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 146
Write 115
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 126
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 34.3
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 46.5
SC Mixed 32.3
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
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 8,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $861
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