Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 77.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% 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 Drive95.8% 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:56
Run Duration266 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.4% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 369
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 460
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 376
Parallax 377
125% 391 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 407
Splatting 217
127% 288 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
170GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 400
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 36.7
144% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 41.9
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 28.2
60% 115 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 116%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
34GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 421
Write 274
Mixed 332
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 28.7
117% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 63.5
102% 196 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
562GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 125
Write 106
Mixed 96.5
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.23
80% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
192GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 124
Write 143
Mixed 114
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.37
92% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 87%
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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 2,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,018
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