Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:54
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-6500-$211
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 420
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 414
62% 418 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$225
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 193
Parallax 212
68% 210 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 203
Splatting 158
73% 170 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 259 306 263 294 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 457
Write 360
Mixed 14.4
SusWrite 273
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 34.8
130% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 193
166% 244 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87%
Great: 104%
WD WD10EALS-00Z8A0 1TB
562GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 121 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 117
Write 108
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2191 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
80% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 26.1
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80%
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-AR Builds (Compare 2,260 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-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $857
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