Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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 (88th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$282
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 574
77% 566 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84% Excellent
Lighting 325
Reflection 317
Parallax 334
84% 325 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 305
Splatting 249
84% 263 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
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 (70th 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: 134%
This bench: 220%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th 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: 43%
This bench: 88.3%
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 21,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,161
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HDDRAMUSB
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