Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% 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 Drive23.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 16 '21 at 13:24
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 119
2-Core 242
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 640
70% 543 Pts
64-Core 645
43% 645 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
121% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 161
Parallax 170
113% 157 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 169
Splatting 116
130% 135 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 121%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$142
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 30 30 41 49 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
23.9% Poor
Read 64.9
Write 39.6
Mixed 49.7
SusWrite 34.3
10% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 17.8
55% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 56.1
DQ Write 32.8
DQ Mixed 45.7
34% 44.9 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 138%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
147GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 101 112 115 155 183 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 1,610
Write 223
Mixed 406
SusWrite 125
127% 591 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 29
94% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 772
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 326
280% 429 MB/s
Poor: 186%
This bench: 123%
Great: 315%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$90
804GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 29 30 31 41 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 79.8
Write 56.6
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 34.6
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.2% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 11 9 144 27.7" 1280 720 ACR0637 Acer XB271H A
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,195
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