Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive331% 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.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 23:14
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$287
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 259
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 675
74% 574 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
80% Excellent
Lighting 324
Reflection 291
Parallax 350
85% 322 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 294
Splatting 186
74% 225 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$145
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1743 1747 1718 1634 1585 1521 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
331% Outstanding
Read 2,504
Write 1,970
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 1,658
413% 1,848 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 77.7
276% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,081
DQ Write 905
DQ Mixed 973
734% 986 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 331%
Great: 401%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$127
682GB free
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 303 302 295 291 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 432
Mixed 324
SusWrite 304
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 46.8
175% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 230
202% 304 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$89
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 151 160 160 162 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 85.5
Write 144
Mixed 20
SusWrite 158
73% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.5
188% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
909GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 108 100 90 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 144
Write 120
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 98.8
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.9
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.8
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89%
Great: 91%
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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 21,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,186
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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