Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% 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 Drive184% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 04:55
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 550
75% 549 Pts
64-Core 547
37% 547 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 197
Parallax 190
146% 189 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 193
Splatting 132
149% 155 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 147%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0A 256GB
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 467 278 285 300 315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,079
Write 935
Mixed 988
SusWrite 351
188% 838 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 79.7
276% 99.3 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 756
DQ Mixed 641
515% 722 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 184%
Great: 180%
PNY CS900 1TB SSD
931GB free
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 424 465 443 445 446 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 437
Mixed 385
SusWrite 408
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 46.3
163% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 216
184% 267 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 219
Mixed 109
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 202 203 202 199 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 131
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 198
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28.3
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 26.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 10R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
50% 45% 22 351 291 60 27" 1920 1080 ACR0674 Acer VG270
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 13,896 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,195
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