Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive110% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '18 at 10:24
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 97
1-Core 130
2-Core 242
91% 156 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 619
66% 514 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
Asus(1043 841A) 2GB
CLim: 1367 MHz, MLim: 1701 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Lighting 39.2
Reflection 36.2
Parallax 46.8
32% 40.7 fps
MRender 51
Gravity 46
Splatting 36.3
38% 44.5 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 401
Mixed 410
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 48.7
168% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 128
142% 243 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
930GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 171
Mixed 168
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 113%
ASMT 2115 250GB
227GB free, PID 1153
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 249
Write 240
Mixed 242
313% 244 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 17.5
1,984% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 41.4
DQ Mixed 16.6
2,065% 27.6 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 212%
Great: 212%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 33.5
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,189
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