Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics21.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 20:59
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 513
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 512
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
PNY(196E 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Lighting 66.1
Reflection 44.3
Parallax 64.2
20% 58.2 fps
MRender 52.3
Gravity 67.9
Splatting 38.4
23% 52.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$124
191GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 405
Mixed 413
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 48.3
178% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 120
145% 257 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 173
Mixed 159
133% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.36
137% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 64GB-$35
37GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 148
Write 56.8
Mixed 80
106% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.68
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.7
73% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.2
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 59%
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 2,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,059
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