Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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.
Boot Drive97.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:03
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 488
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 742
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$24
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 391
Reflection 372
Parallax 395
118% 386 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 380
Splatting 242
122% 286 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 122%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
149GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28
163% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.9
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 27.8
37% 64.2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 116%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 158
Mixed 153
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.35
124% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$88
465GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 84.9
Mixed 86.3
68% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.38
114% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 21.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 102%
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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 1,952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $913
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