Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive109% 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.
Run History
17 days ago, 16 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 22:31
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 as expected (47th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 434
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 636
94% 632 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$315
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 292
Parallax 307
100% 311 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 294
Splatting 229
103% 240 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 206 170 127 113 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 482
Mixed 370
SusWrite 178
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59.3
200% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
96GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 480 478 483 343 249 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 482
Mixed 412
SusWrite 406
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.5
196% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
173GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 113 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 95
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 114
64% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate ST500NM0011 500GB-$29
247GB free
Firmware: SN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 135 140 130 123 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 134
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 16,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $967
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