Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:22
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 470
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 448
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 471
70% 470 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1519 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 223
Reflection 188
Parallax 210
65% 207 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 201
Splatting 134
79% 164 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
4GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 503
Write 102
Mixed 156
55% 254 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 15.7
76% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 43.8
DQ Mixed 25.6
33% 60.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 77%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
52GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 140
Write 147
Mixed 103
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.15
87% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3200 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.8% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 10.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 12
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 58%
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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 1,821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $847
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