Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive98.4% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 129
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 508
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 509
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 282
Parallax 316
98% 305 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 292
Splatting 227
102% 239 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 401
Mixed 417
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 43.3
159% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 126
147% 255 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 399
Mixed 413
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 36.6
136% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 97.8
123% 219 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 124%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 181
Mixed 169
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.21
95% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 25.1
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 75.9%
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 3,147 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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $921
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