Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:22
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 589
QC Mixed 539
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 573
84% 565 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 121
Reflection 85.3
Parallax 126
38% 111 fps
MRender 99.4
Gravity 111
Splatting 87
42% 99.2 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
140GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.3% Average
Read 234
Write 146
Mixed 184
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 13.6
77% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 39.4
DQ Mixed 14.2
16% 27.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$42
301GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
49% Average
Read 86.4
Write 84.1
Mixed 83.8
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 36.1
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 104%
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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 2,313 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,055
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