Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory23 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:12
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 413
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 452
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 285
Reflection 262
Parallax 251
84% 266 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 169
Splatting 112
56% 130 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
357GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 492
Mixed 510
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 28.9
153% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 156
167% 277 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 111%
Great: 127%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$242
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 488
Mixed 488
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 26.4
139% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 23.7
33% 58.5 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
298GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 137
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.25
79% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 30
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 126%
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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 12,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,051
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HDDRAMUSB
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