Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 13 '16 at 02:14
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 468
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 710
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$131
121GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 120%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
1TB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 89.8
Write 93.7
Mixed 85.9
68% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 67%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
747GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 145
Write 116
Mixed 128
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.42
122% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$188
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.1
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 28.2
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 95%
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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 2,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
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