Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:38
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 458
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 678
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
PNY(196E 1000) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Lighting 90.3
Reflection 78.3
Parallax 122
32% 96.9 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 104
Splatting 58.5
36% 81.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 41%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 412
Write 135
Mixed 148
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 12
78% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 29.8
78% 171 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58%
Great: 85%
WD WD30EZRS-00J99B0 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 93.1
Write 81.1
Mixed 83.5
65% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.17
48% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 71%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
945GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 94.7
Mixed 93
72% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.22
54% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 83%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
167GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
43% Average
Read 72.9
Write 76.6
Mixed 73.1
56% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43%
Great: 63%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
105GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 86.7
Mixed 83.6
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.21
93% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 33
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 28.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
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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 13,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $979
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