Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:11
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 427
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 716
MC Mixed 681
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$52
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 477
Write 233
Mixed 239
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 13.8
94% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 31.8
70% 148 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
648GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 170
Mixed 162
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.35
124% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 107%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
495GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 96.4
Write 98.3
Mixed 75.4
114% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.19
60% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G Corsair CMV4GX4M1A2133C15 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 21.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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