Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive234% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:43
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 534
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 545
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2630 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 409
Parallax 429
134% 424 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 419
Splatting 268
137% 314 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 593 325 323 323 326 322 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,103
Write 1,370
Mixed 551
SusWrite 369
242% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 58.3
254% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 1,258
DQ Mixed 1,051
820% 1,118 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 234%
Great: 237%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
258GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 466 471 482 484 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 412
SusWrite 473
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 67.4
228% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 136%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
851GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 470 474 484 486 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 483
Mixed 458
SusWrite 475
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.4
211% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 350
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 33
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 29.1
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.8
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91%
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 2,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $995
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