Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateJul 24 '22 at 23:27
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$100
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
93% 169 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 542
73% 545 Pts
64-Core 560
35% 560 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$58
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2022 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 79.3
Reflection 120
Parallax 81.7
64% 93.8 fps
MRender 70.8
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 71.3
61% 72.9 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$150
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 145 139 147 75 189 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 394
Write 84
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 135
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 37.7
89% 23.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 95%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$68
432GB free
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 448 460 467 468 414 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 457
Mixed 403
SusWrite 429
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 60.6
204% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 290
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 127%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$41
593GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 153 154 155 154 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 131
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 153
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$50
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 24
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 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
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 27" 1280 720 SAM0D22 S27F350
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 4,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $1,425

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,937
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HDDRAMUSB
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