Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost any 3D game at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.4% 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.
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '17 at 11:13
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 445
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 669
98% 659 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$560
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1949 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 451
Reflection 397
Parallax 421
116% 423 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 421
Splatting 255
219% 307 fps
Poor: 142%
This bench: 168%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$170
189GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 408
Mixed 422
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.8
191% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 129
151% 262 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$55
52GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 436
Write 121
Mixed 173
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 18.1
125% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 30.3
48% 89.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 66%
Crucial BX200 960GB-$220
48GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 484
Write 256
Mixed 268
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 23.3
111% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 42.8
82% 166 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 78%
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$132
45GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 500
Write 247
Mixed 274
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 13.7
50% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 39.7
49% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 65%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$50
502GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 118
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.34
106% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75%
Great: 103%
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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 8,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,026
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