Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:41
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 578
QC Mixed 539
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 552
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 298
Parallax 314
94% 308 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 289
Splatting 233
109% 243 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
477GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 140
Write 116
Mixed 137
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.26
90% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$146
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 28.9
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 89%
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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 2,206 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $918
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