Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160829
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 27 '17 at 17:56
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 477
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 722
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$306
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1010 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 204
Reflection 158
Parallax 260
68% 207 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 164
Splatting 179
70% 157 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Zotac Premium Edition 240GB-$95
86GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 503
Mixed 483
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 14.7
127% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 46.3
107% 220 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
460GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 150
Mixed 149
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 106%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
52GB 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 (13th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 116
Write 127
Mixed 130
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.26
81% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 107%
USB Disk 8GB
8GB free, PID 3234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 1% Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.1% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 95%
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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 9,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,028
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