Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics27.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 06 '18 at 19:39
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 399
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 566
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
Asus(1043 8569) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Lighting 100
Reflection 85.4
Parallax 94.8
30% 93.5 fps
MRender 74.7
Gravity 90.5
Splatting 0.2
26% 55.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 256GB-$66
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 198 195 193 190 197 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 454
Write 303
Mixed 251
SusWrite 197
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 36.6
112% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 201
174% 259 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 90%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 210 208 209 210 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 144
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 209
98% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-065.A00G 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.5% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 10.2
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 9.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 43%
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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 17,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,087
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