Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics58.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive222% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 25 '23 at 17:35
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 74%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600-$140
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 86.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 236
82% 146 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 424
52% 400 Pts
64-Core 436
27% 436 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$130
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
58.5% Above average
Lighting 73.7
Reflection 75
Parallax 76.4
60% 75 fps
MRender 65.4
Gravity 72
Splatting 66.4
56% 67.9 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 60%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN09844 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 879 1097 1186 1237 987 650 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,317
Write 1,215
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 1006
268% 1,190 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 69.7
225% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 652
541% 781 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 222%
Great: 291%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$49
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.7% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 24.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 110%

 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 71 59 60 23.8" 1280 720 PHL090F PHL 243S7
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 5,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $1,425

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