Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 87.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:35
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 429
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 520
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$470
MSI(1462 C304) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 354
Parallax 406
124% 386 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 383
Splatting 241
122% 278 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$123
362GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 399
Mixed 417
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 47.9
176% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 122
144% 252 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 174
Mixed 165
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.36
139% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 25.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.7%
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 2,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $1,067
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