Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 01 '17 at 13:20
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-6600-$214
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.9% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 317
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 319
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1531 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 298
Parallax 371
103% 331 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 301
Splatting 222
105% 240 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ADATA Premier Pro SP920 512GB-$187
181GB free
Firmware: 1.08 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65% Good
Read 522
Write 77.6
Mixed 473
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 15.2
114% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 44.1
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 22.8
55% 109 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65%
Great: 93%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
864GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 179
Mixed 126
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.86
224% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2186 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 28.2
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82%
Great: 81%
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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 10,367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
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