Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.9% 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 Drive268% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 496
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 717
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 272
Parallax 334
97% 302 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 275
Splatting 187
94% 216 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 1.2TB-$695
434GB free
Firmware: 8EV101H0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,319
Write 1,289
Mixed 1,582
382% 1,730 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 51.9
238% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 476
DQ Mixed 223
246% 415 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 265%
Great: 265%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,122
Write 1,867
Mixed 1,637
417% 1,875 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 40
215% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 53.7
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 209
135% 151 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 268%
Great: 352%
WD Elements 25A1 4TB
2TB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 112
Write 87.9
Mixed 32.8
89% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.1
36% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1A1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 77%
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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 18,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $931
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