Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive95.3% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.8 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 06:18
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 517
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 518
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 105%
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 (87th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 360
Parallax 367
121% 378 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 389
Splatting 242
123% 281 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 122%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
342GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 392
Mixed 412
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 31.1
157% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 51.8
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 31.7
42% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 172
Mixed 158
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.36
142% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 26.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.8%
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 2,815 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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $658
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $125
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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