Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 421
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 679
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 303
Parallax 314
100% 316 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 305
Splatting 237
107% 249 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$215
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 419 330 212 144 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 461
Mixed 417
SusWrite 282
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 61.5
205% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 26.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 30.3
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.3%
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 14,245 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $971
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HDDRAMUSB
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