Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive129% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime12.1 Days
Run DateJun 21 '21 at 13:50
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 132
2-Core 256
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 695
74% 576 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Gigabyte(1458 4074) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 138
Reflection 159
Parallax 128
112% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 104
Splatting 89.4
89% 112 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$97
394GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 480 482 485 487 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 82.1
Mixed 172
SusWrite 483
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 59.3
187% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 123%
Great: 130%
Samsung 870 Evo 250GB-$65
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 347 347 363 351 349 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 453
SusWrite 353
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 67.6
228% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
464GB free
Firmware: 0-11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 45 46 46 47 46 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 76
Write 89.2
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 46.3
49% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 45%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
448GB free
Firmware: 0-11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 67 68 67 74 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 69.3
Write 82.7
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 70.4
49% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 45%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
591GB free
Firmware: 0143
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
24.1% Poor
Read 42
Write 37.9
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 41.7
29% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$87
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.1% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 15.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 4R 5G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 25% 76 348 288 60 27" 1920 1080 SAM091B S27B550
History: Score 19: 2R 1G 6B | Score 45: 5R 5G 5B | Score 45: 4R 5G 10B
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,194
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