Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics85.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.1% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 05:47
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 62%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$246
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Memory 80.9
1-Core 90
2-Core 167
66% 113 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 258
29% 230 Pts
64-Core 277
17% 277 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$200
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Lighting 109
Reflection 111
Parallax 99.6
88% 106 fps
MRender 92.2
Gravity 103
Splatting 99
82% 98.1 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$85
683GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 366 379 402 407 412 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 415
Write 414
Mixed 300
SusWrite 378
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 32.4
112% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 281
229% 327 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 137%
Kingston A400 240GB-$20
34GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 182 99 31 129 23 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.9% Poor
Read 186
Write 97.2
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 103
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 17.1
4K Mixed 9.3
37% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 17.2
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 113
87% 112 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2400C15-8GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 80%

 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 60 42 60 24.9" 1280 720 ACR0416 G257HU
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 5,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $1,425

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,928
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