Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 21 '19 at 12:52
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
26.3% Poor
1-Core 25.1
2-Core 46.1
17% 35.6 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 445
35% 298 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 161
Reflection 202
Parallax 411
53% 258 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 396
Splatting 249
97% 294 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 252 151 130 137 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 411
Write 386
Mixed 303
SusWrite 186
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 20.6
73% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 281
211% 284 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
860GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 190 193 195 194 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 94
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 192
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
538GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 154 152 154 152 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 153
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
372% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2472 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 26
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 10
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 177
23% 177 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 104%
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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 21,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,188
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HDDRAMUSB
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