Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive122% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 19:51
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 552
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 781
114% 765 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$280
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 242
Parallax 525
131% 378 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 368
Splatting 291
121% 282 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 126%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 327 312 325 324 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 462
Mixed 344
SusWrite 348
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 64
218% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 255
208% 294 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
167GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 154 160 159 159 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 125
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 157
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 23.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.6
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 97%
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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 19,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $581

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,424
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HDDRAMUSB
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