Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics84% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.5% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '19 at 15:41
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66% Good
1-Core 139
2-Core 241
92% 190 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 729
66% 542 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$327
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84% Excellent
Lighting 329
Reflection 275
Parallax 367
87% 323 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 289
Splatting 190
80% 254 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 98 87 84 90 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 498
Write 430
Mixed 268
SusWrite 96.3
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 29.1
126% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 184
162% 249 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$150
118GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 327 305 292 285 253 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 358
Write 422
Mixed 264
SusWrite 302
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 32.2
119% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 128
114% 168 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
381GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 150 150 151 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 160
Write 150
Mixed 86
SusWrite 151
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSA.M16FAD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.6
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 89%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 20,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $989
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback