Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics141% 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 Drive245% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory20.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 02:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 80.9
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 376
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 543
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 451
Reflection 416
Parallax 476
142% 448 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 440
Splatting 269
140% 321 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 141%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$248
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 958 820 790 759 713 671 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,283
Write 1,800
Mixed 1529
SusWrite 785
357% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.2
226% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 817
607% 810 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 245%
Great: 354%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$104
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 188 188 188 188 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 185
Mixed 91
SusWrite 188
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 21.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.6%
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 16,188 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: $965
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