Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive78.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150714
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 15:41
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 493
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 757
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 318
Parallax 328
104% 329 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 316
Splatting 246
110% 257 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$217
125GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 494
Write 274
Mixed 276
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 18.2
126% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 18
43% 84.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.5
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
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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 15,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,221
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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