Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 574
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 464
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
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 (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 405
Parallax 409
125% 405 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 427
Splatting 274
133% 305 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 130%
Great: 127%
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 above expectations (84th 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: 66%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$68
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: 43%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 110%
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 (76th 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: 33%
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 16,198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $982
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