Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive169% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '17 at 15:20
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 465
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 754
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 301
Parallax 316
102% 317 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 308
Splatting 235
107% 249 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
98GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,343
Write 796
Mixed 1,011
232% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 29.4
167% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 174
192% 327 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 169%
Great: 218%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$152
4TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 187
Mixed 178
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 4.25
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.33
251% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$152
4TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 169
Mixed 171
134% 177 MB/s
4K Read 4.64
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.32
267% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 26.7
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.3%
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 11,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,138
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