Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 56%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82.7% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 07 '22 at 23:28
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 215
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 619
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.09
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 110
Parallax 99.3
84% 104 fps
MRender 91.5
Gravity 102
Splatting 96.9
81% 96.7 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$72
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 437 443 400 376 380 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 411
Write 431
Mixed 371
SusWrite 412
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.5
157% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 287
233% 331 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.3% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 62: 8R 6G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
62% 20% 90 258 172 240 31.5" 2560 1440 SAM7058 LC32G7xT
History: Score 61: 9R 3G 7B | Score 62: 8R 6G 4B
Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 17,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $873
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