Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 19 '16 at 07:42
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$289
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 425
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 668
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$497
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7595
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 392
Parallax 452
131% 423 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 413
Splatting 257
127% 305 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 134%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$106
47GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 406
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38.8
172% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 82
85% 133 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$176
17GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 430
Mixed 470
105% 473 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 38.4
156% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 66.5
105% 198 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
7GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 53.5
Write 82
Mixed 66.4
51% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.13
45% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$55
1GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 112
Write 109
Mixed 87.1
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBR1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 11.7
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $997
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