Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive69.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime19.8 Days
Run DateMay 08 '17 at 19:30
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-7700K-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 528
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 746
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 403
Parallax 410
124% 410 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 416
Splatting 263
130% 309 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 128%
Great: 145%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$320
860GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 495
Write 394
Mixed 413
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 19.9
77% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 33.5
DQ Write 74.6
DQ Mixed 17.9
24% 42 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$260
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.2
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 101%
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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 10,380 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 - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $227Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $132
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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