Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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.
Graphics104% 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 Drive85.8% 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.
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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '18 at 03:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 561
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 565
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 307
Parallax 330
98% 316 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 298
Splatting 239
109% 254 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$89
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 497
Write 400
Mixed 409
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 21.4
118% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 20
56% 111 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
879GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 177
Mixed 165
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.38
149% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2380 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 27.9
88% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 87%
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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 14,215 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $971
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $229Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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