Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 78.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics150% 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 Drive120% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1786 x 1014 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime9.5 Days
Run DateJun 22 '21 at 03:34
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$303
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
78.3% Very good
Memory 87
1-Core 124
2-Core 208
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 497
58% 440 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Zotac(19DA 2617) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
150% Outstanding
Lighting 211
Reflection 197
Parallax 188
170% 199 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 150
Splatting 132
125% 156 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 150%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 100 97 127 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 916
Write 106
Mixed 245
SusWrite 107
74% 344 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43
175% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 948
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 281
271% 453 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 120%
Great: 239%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
181GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 339 295 284 287 273 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 474
Mixed 430
SusWrite 306
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.2
202% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$50
45GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 292 298 273 269 253 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 467
Mixed 369
SusWrite 289
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 60.1
188% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
100GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 287 311 311 306 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 413
Write 321
Mixed 291
SusWrite 302
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39
147% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 181
154% 220 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$120
22GB free
Firmware: HP16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 42 43 40 38 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
21.6% Poor
Read 35
Write 48.2
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 40.1
28% 38.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
37% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.3
36% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 10
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 37%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 47: 5R 4G 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
47% 14% 133 296 223 144 24" 1920 1080 ACI24A4 VG248
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,129
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