Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.8% 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 Drive76.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 10:04
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 472
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 470
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.8% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 135
Parallax 176
47% 150 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 121
Splatting 84.5
45% 104 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$70
175GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 499
Write 337
Mixed 360
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 8.89
86% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 44.1
94% 193 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
534GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 147
Mixed 145
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.3
113% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$226
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 25.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.3%
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 2,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,074
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