Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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
6 months ago, 6 months 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 (49th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 231
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 638
69% 536 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 292
Parallax 307
100% 311 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 294
Splatting 229
103% 240 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 206 170 127 113 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd 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: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
96GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 480 478 483 343 249 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th 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: 81%
This bench: 122%
Great: 135%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$97
173GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 113 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th 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: 62%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate ST500NM0011 500GB-$86
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: 42%
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 (35th 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: 55%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 110%
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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 20,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $989
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