Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics207% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive143% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory44.2 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 30 '21 at 21:18
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 219
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 551
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 4040) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
207% Outstanding
Lighting 271
Reflection 248
Parallax 302
219% 274 fps
MRender 314
Gravity 227
Splatting 172
193% 237 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 207%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0328D Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 343 190 191 255 242 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,962
Write 425
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 231
144% 676 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 47.8
126% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 372
239% 273 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 143%
Great: 272%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$39
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 138 153 154 155 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 166
Mixed 105
SusWrite 147
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
462% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 94%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
425GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 115 114 116 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 79.8
Write 98.2
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 115
67% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 151 155 150 155 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 132
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 153
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
674GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 157 164 160 162 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 153
Mixed 102
SusWrite 160
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
314% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 144 120 110 147 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 92.7
Write 86.3
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 134
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
226% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 92%
Seagate ST4000NM0053-1C1170 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: G00A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 34 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 85
Write 33.5
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 33.6
35% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14/8G KHX2133C14/16G KHX2133C14/8G KHX2133C14/16G 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.1
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 23.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,205
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