Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive231% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '18 at 02:03
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 479
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 716
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1764 MHz, MLim: 1944 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
56% Above average
Lighting 5.7
Reflection 215
Parallax 237
28% 153 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 217
Splatting 151
77% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 56%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$145
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1280 992 588 588 588 592 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,413
Write 1,214
Mixed 1,152
SusWrite 771
255% 1,138 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 81.2
266% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,073
DQ Write 945
DQ Mixed 1,010
757% 1,009 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 231%
Great: 317%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
152GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 392 469 479 471 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 456
Mixed 373
SusWrite 460
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 62
207% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 128%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 157 180 183 183 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 122
Write 151
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 173
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
193% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 32.1
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 31.3
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 118%
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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 12,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,051
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HDDRAMUSB
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