Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.5% 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 Drive225% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 02:44
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$188
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 266
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 520
71% 521 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$455
PNY(196E 133C) ≥ 4GB; PNY RTX2060S (Super)
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 116
Parallax 119
99% 119 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 109
Splatting 100
92% 124 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 313 313 312 311 309 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 2,007
Write 1,244
Mixed 525
SusWrite 357
227% 1,033 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 63.1
235% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,192
DQ Write 1,081
DQ Mixed 684
637% 986 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 225%
Great: 234%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$59
87GB free
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 303 304 287 288 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 370
Mixed 273
SusWrite 294
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 51
181% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 244
210% 311 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$33
164GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 79 78 79 80 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 78.8
Write 69.5
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 78.6
52% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 63%
Maxtor STM3500320AS 500GB
149GB free
Firmware: MX1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 74.5
Write 72.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 91.8
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.9
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 8,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,045
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HDDRAMUSB
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