Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics189% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive166% 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 01:01
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 80
SC Mixed 103
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 333
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 621
MC Mixed 596
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
Gigabyte(1458 37A9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Lighting 463
Reflection 512
Parallax 681
168% 552 fps
MRender 503
Gravity 590
Splatting 299
204% 464 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 189%
Great: 232%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 390 389 372 357 386 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,354
Write 449
Mixed 598
SusWrite 389
153% 697 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 49.2
193% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,071
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 374
348% 564 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 166%
Great: 240%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
135GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 94 95 93 94 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
64% Good
Read 129
Write 98.7
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 93.9
72% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 169 172 170 168 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 172
Mixed 93
SusWrite 170
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 18.9
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 87%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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