Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160829
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 10 '17 at 17:49
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-6600-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 452
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 453
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1418 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 175
Parallax 189
56% 183 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 178
Splatting 124
76% 152 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
129GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 36% Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.5% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 13.5
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 15
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 81%
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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 10,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,060
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