Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 22:30
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 540
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 765
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.8.2
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 180
Parallax 272
71% 219 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 198
Splatting 127
68% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
87GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 512
Write 353
Mixed 350
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 28.5
151% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 23.1
31% 54 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 96%
Intel 330 Series 180GB
67GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
72% Very good
Read 473
Write 141
Mixed 200
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 12.2
129% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 11.6
56% 127 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
314GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 146
Mixed 133
114% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.31
109% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 105%
ADATA HV620 1TB
499GB free, PID a31a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 42.1
Write 40.2
Mixed 41.5
53% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.16
48% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 27.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 28.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 88.8%
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 10,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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