Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive83.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.1 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 00:46
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i5-6600K-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 538
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 536
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 292
Parallax 305
100% 310 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 298
Splatting 230
104% 242 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 401
Mixed 416
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 36.5
135% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 25.2
98% 219 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
57GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 492
Write 399
Mixed 416
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 20
110% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 24.6
57% 111 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 114%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 183
Mixed 176
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.4%
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 2,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,032
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