Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive103% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:27
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 474
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 716
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 778
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 383
Parallax 404
125% 397 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 390
Splatting 248
128% 293 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 127%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
148GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 28.8
170% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 28.6
62% 119 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$108
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 160
Write 153
Mixed 152
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.28
116% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$55
465GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 96.6
Write 84
Mixed 87.1
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.51
93% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 28.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 101%
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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 2,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $958
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HDDRAMUSB
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