Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive263% 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.
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '18 at 19:00
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 488
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 490
74% 491 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 390
Parallax 412
128% 406 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 400
Splatting 251
131% 300 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 130%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
199GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 417
Mixed 423
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 48.4
184% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 116
139% 245 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,737
Write 1,149
Mixed 1,340
381% 1,742 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 46.5
221% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 501
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 161
184% 321 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 263%
Great: 231%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 185
Mixed 180
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.17
86% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 25.2
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 86%
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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 17,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,024
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HDDRAMUSB
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