Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive84.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:19
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 530
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 539
MC Mixed 534
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 447
Reflection 386
Parallax 425
136% 419 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 431
Splatting 254
137% 312 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$164
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 494
Write 272
Mixed 274
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 28.5
121% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 66.2
101% 197 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$54
648GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 160
Mixed 147
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.34
132% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
417GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 111
Write 116
Mixed 102
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.25
94% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 32.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 29.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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 13,346 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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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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