Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics142% 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 Drive58% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '22 at 03:02
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$163
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 134
2-Core 256
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 741
74% 604 Pts
64-Core 738
46% 738 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$649
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 176
Reflection 198
Parallax 188
142% 187 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 185
Splatting 128
143% 151 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 142%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 82 82 83 84 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 444
Write 349
Mixed 316
SusWrite 105
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 13.5
94% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 22.4
52% 106 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 58%
Great: 83%
WD Re 2TB-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01D01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 141 142 142 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 156
Write 137
Mixed 103
SusWrite 141
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
466GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 124 124 124 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 64.9
SusWrite 123
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30.9
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.7
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.3%
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 31 19 30 36.1" 1280 720 TCL0000 65S435
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Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $1,425

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,937
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