Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.9% 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 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 (82nd 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-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 760
85% 656 Pts
64-Core 781
52% 781 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$309
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 242
Parallax 525
102% 378 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 368
Splatting 291
92% 282 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 96%
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 (93rd 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: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
167GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 154 160 159 159 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th 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: 40%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 114%
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 (72nd 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: 48%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 96%
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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 21,099 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $989
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Intel Core i7-9700K $346Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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