Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive79.6% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime12.9 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 19:26
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 446
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 712
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-LC (Liquid Cooled)-$1,700
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1750 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 253
Parallax 627
146% 422 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 385
Splatting 316
128% 299 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 136%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$130
262GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 499
Write 330
Mixed 275
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 13.6
120% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 39.3
54% 94.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 84%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$78
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 181
Mixed 155
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.18
83% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
627GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 164
Write 148
Mixed 141
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.29
119% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$226
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 22.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 87%
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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 14,080 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,215
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