Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:45
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 367
79% 351 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 442
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
70.3% Very good
Lighting 197
Reflection 183
Parallax 303
73% 228 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 190
Splatting 135
68% 159 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 432 434 464 464 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 485
Mixed 391
SusWrite 441
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 63
214% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 146 147 148 146 148 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 130
Write 126
Mixed 68
SusWrite 147
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 15.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 108%
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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 3,165 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $145SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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