Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 107%, 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 Drive220% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory15.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 19:47
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 550
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 559
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 598
MC Mixed 568
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 317
Parallax 334
102% 325 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 305
Splatting 249
112% 263 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$268
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 898 885 891 883 846 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 2,066
Write 907
Mixed 692
SusWrite 881
251% 1,136 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 62.2
256% 99.5 MB/s
DQ Read 53.3
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 377
217% 212 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 220%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 28
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 18.9
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 19,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $581

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,422
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HDDRAMUSB
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