Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 08 '17 at 17:04
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700-$271
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 386
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 636
MC Mixed 613
91% 607 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$225
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 154
Parallax 154
52% 166 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
76% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$107
31GB 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 (95th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 489
Write 216
Mixed 262
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 7.39
77% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 34.8
81% 173 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 65%
WD WD50EZRZ-32RWYB1 5TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 165
Mixed 150
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 95%
WD WD50EZRZ-32RWYB1 5TB
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 104
Write 86.4
Mixed 81.8
68% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 0.42
4K Mixed 0.23
64% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 95%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$127
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 119
Write 94
Mixed 99.3
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.23
56% 0.39 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 67%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$68
943GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 149
Write 131
Mixed 98.7
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.44
123% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41%
Great: 81%
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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 9,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $966
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