Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics153% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:35
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-6700K-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 127
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 403
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 647
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 497
Reflection 486
Parallax 524
157% 503 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 488
Splatting 284
150% 340 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 153%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$289
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7363
Write 6,834
Mixed 6,730
1,557% 6976 MB/s
4K Read 558
4K Write 254
4K Mixed 340
1,416% 384 MB/s
DQ Read 1,418
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 1,004
795% 1,118 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 117%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 125 126 125 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 121
Write 116
Mixed 106
SusWrite 126
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.6% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 106%
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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 3,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $954
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HDDRAMUSB
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