Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '17 at 09:10
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i3-6300-$136
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.2% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 334
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 331
49% 326 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3658) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
19.6% Very poor
Lighting 58.6
Reflection 41.9
Parallax 53.8
18% 51.4 fps
MRender 48.8
Gravity 58.2
Splatting 38.6
21% 48.5 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$149
209GB free
Firmware: O1225G Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 376
Mixed 436
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 39.1
151% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 71.3
115% 220 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 166
Mixed 172
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.18
107% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
773GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
!4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 34% Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
541GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 147
Mixed 164
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2597 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 27.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 28.7
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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