Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 111%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 72%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive118% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
20 months ago, 20 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 11 '18 at 04:33
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
1-Core 141
2-Core 260
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 742
76% 597 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 513
Parallax 568
141% 539 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 518
Splatting 275
135% 351 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 134%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 406
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 51.8
192% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 120
141% 246 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
738GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 142
Write 150
Mixed 142
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.21
89% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 108%
204GB free, PID 0225
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
20.1% Poor
Read 42.6
Write 43.3
Mixed 20.8
44% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.27
59% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 81%
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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 24,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,124
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