Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive73.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 04:03
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 439
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 748
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 385
Parallax 392
123% 393 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 377
Splatting 249
121% 277 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$52
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 482
Write 262
Mixed 245
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 14.4
98% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 29.2
72% 157 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
648GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 172
Mixed 176
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.35
124% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
495GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 94.6
Write 98
Mixed 74.6
113% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G Corsair CMV4GX4M1A2133C15 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.6
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.7%
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 13,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $977
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