Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics165% 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 Drive208% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 01 '17 at 16:28
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 395
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 670
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$765
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 537
Parallax 549
167% 541 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 551
Splatting 282
164% 369 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 165%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$385
302GB free
Firmware: 8EV10135 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 1,559
Write 987
Mixed 1,262
282% 1,269 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 30.6
217% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 541
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 214
241% 410 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 208%
Great: 244%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$136
183GB free
Firmware: X41310RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 499
Write 351
Mixed 337
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 21.4
133% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 40.7
56% 97.4 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 86%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
75GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 508
Write 377
Mixed 438
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 23.4
109% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 75.2
87% 156 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 83%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$169
3TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 154
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 2.76
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.27
185% 1.74 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 111%
Hitachi HDS723030BLE640 3TB
420GB free
Firmware: MX6OAAB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 116
Write 103
Mixed 103
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 23.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 21.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 116%
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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 12,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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