Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics23.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 13 '16 at 11:45
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 444
106% 465 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 700
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
23.8% Poor
Lighting 78.5
Reflection 51.1
Parallax 72.4
24% 67.3 fps
MRender 58.1
Gravity 63.8
Splatting 44.7
24% 55.5 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 480GB-$188
245GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 433
Mixed 441
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 29
139% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 75.2
123% 235 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
OCZ Trion 100 480GB-$139
225GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 498
Write 204
Mixed 257
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 7.2
81% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 34.9
66% 135 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 65%
Hitachi TOURO S 1TB
481GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 118
Write 109
Mixed 103
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.21
79% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 75%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$69
301GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 119
Write 104
Mixed 102
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.51
140% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.4
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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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 12,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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