Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive77.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime16.4 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 20:35
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 536
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 561
MC Mixed 540
81% 539 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 322
Reflection 304
Parallax 314
99% 313 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 303
Splatting 238
107% 249 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 492
Write 266
Mixed 273
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 23.9
107% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 34.9
75% 158 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
283GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 153
Write 146
Mixed 137
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.33
108% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 107%
Verbatim Store n Go V3 USB 3.0 16GB-$7
14GB free, PID 0243
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 125
Write 37.7
Mixed 49.6
74% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 1.02
120% 5.49 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 26.4
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 100%
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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 15,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,171
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