Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '16 at 03:48
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 450
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 702
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 209
Parallax 216
70% 219 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 216
Splatting 171
76% 179 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
121GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 485
Write 210
Mixed 295
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 3.06
56% 13.1 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 123%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1TB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 78.8
Write 92.7
Mixed 78.2
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.11
58% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 66%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
747GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 159
Write 113
Mixed 124
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.45
132% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.8
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 27
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 94%
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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 2,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $970
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