Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive84% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 09 '17 at 23:51
Run Duration383 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 511
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 689
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-LC (Liquid Cooled)-$800
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB; Sapphire Radeon
CLim: 1750 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.8.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 291
Reflection 215
Parallax 298
91% 268 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 401
Splatting 319
131% 305 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 114%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$140
176GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 500
Write 257
Mixed 274
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 19.8
124% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 40.7
94% 199 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84%
Great: 84%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 156
Mixed 156
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.19
97% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
685GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 157
Mixed 154
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.27
124% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 107%
Generic Flash Disk 64GB
59GB free, PID 7777
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.45% Terrible
Read 16.8
Write 3.53
Mixed 3.31
7% 7.88 MB/s
4K Read 5.25
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.003
20% 1.75 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.45%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2472 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 27.4
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 82%
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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 9,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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