Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 13:05
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-6600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 494
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 499
74% 497 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 163
Parallax 270
70% 212 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 165
Splatting 181
66% 158 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
135GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 17.9
131% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 18.3
56% 112 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
666GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 171
Write 134
Mixed 135
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 90%
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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 11,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,138
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