Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive50.7% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:57
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 542
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 750
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 535
Reflection 493
Parallax 608
174% 545 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 516
Splatting 269
154% 346 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 162%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 452
Write 108
Mixed 194
54% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 7.7
82% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 9.24
23% 46.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 94%
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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 12,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,047
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