Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 75%
Workstation 52%
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 Drive101% 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.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170113
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 07:11
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i5-6600-$217
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
68.8% Good
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 320
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 437
63% 424 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 297
Parallax 311
98% 309 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 295
Splatting 234
105% 245 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
25GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 293
Mixed 410
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 44.1
163% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 127
137% 232 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Kingston SHFS37A240G 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 96.3
Write 117
Mixed 100
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.14
77% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 23.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 23.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 90%
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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 2,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
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Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,028
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