Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive202% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '17 at 00:58
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-6700K-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 517
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 711
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 306
Parallax 321
105% 325 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 307
Splatting 229
107% 248 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$430
214GB free
Firmware: 8EV10135 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,767
Write 906
Mixed 1,252
289% 1,308 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 42
177% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 427
DQ Mixed 212
237% 404 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 202%
Great: 243%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$113
1TB free
Firmware: MN6OAA10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 96.8
Write 115
Mixed 94
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 87%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
71GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
35.7% Below average
Read 86.6
Write 90.7
Mixed 72.4
106% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.1
40% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 31.4
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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 11,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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