Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91.4% 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 Drive74.8% 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
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateMar 06 '17 at 23:37
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 549
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 554
83% 552 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$330
MaxC: 1120 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Lighting 264
Reflection 162
Parallax 368
93% 265 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 254
Splatting 184
73% 189 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$65
3GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 486
Write 212
Mixed 242
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 22.9
110% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 48
82% 161 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 76%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$46
106GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 121
Write 103
Mixed 106
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.17
66% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
25GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 29.8
Write 31.1
Mixed 34.9
24% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 0.22
48% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FARG 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 102%
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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 9,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,004
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