Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '16 at 04:04
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 448
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 706
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.2%
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 (75th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 207
Parallax 216
70% 218 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 216
Splatting 170
76% 178 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$120
121GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 499
Write 207
Mixed 296
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 3.18
51% 12 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 123%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$98
1TB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 79.2
Write 96.5
Mixed 88.8
66% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.13
61% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.4%
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 as expected (51st percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 134
Write 115
Mixed 126
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.41
126% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 28.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90.7%
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 1,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $967
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