Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 19:08
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7600-$219
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 480
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 480
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
58% 183 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 178
Splatting 119
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$61
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 197
Mixed 168
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.24
106% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$375
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 28.1
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 26.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 107%
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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 9,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,116
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