Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 08:21
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 499
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 683
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 148
Parallax 239
64% 192 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 155
Splatting 167
62% 147 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
531GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 138
Mixed 145
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.34
130% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 92%
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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 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,025
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