Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.2% 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 Drive111% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150804
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 02:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 254
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 672
73% 568 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 290
Parallax 318
82% 306 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 294
Splatting 184
80% 224 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 289 298 300 268 276 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 417
Mixed 356
SusWrite 289
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.7
186% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 111%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
47GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 103 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 108
Write 106
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 103
72% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 34.2
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 31.5
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
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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 24,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,134
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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