Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 21:04
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
104% 221 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 445
72% 509 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 405
Parallax 409
104% 405 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 427
Splatting 274
102% 305 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 119 113 115 109 115 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 490
Mixed 383
SusWrite 147
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.2
212% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 238
213% 321 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$65
53GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 172 171 168 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 131
Write 136
Mixed 28.4
SusWrite 171
84% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 20,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $989
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Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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