Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateFeb 26 '17 at 10:22
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 434
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 753
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 215
Parallax 252
74% 237 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 227
Splatting 174
81% 185 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
45GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 429
Write 127
Mixed 176
53% 244 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 13.4
108% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 11.8
25% 48.4 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 64%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
607GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 143
Write 155
Mixed 143
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.29
131% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$144
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 21.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 11,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,044
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