Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '18 at 14:42
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 125
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 444
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 727
108% 727 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 282
Parallax 309
94% 297 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 289
Splatting 180
96% 220 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 165 174 197 179 179 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 582
Write 238
Mixed 262
SusWrite 178
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 33.4
138% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 92.5
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 124
107% 152 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 137%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
921GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 186 183 186 180 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 184
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 183
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
90% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 27.9
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 27.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90%
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 12,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,008
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