Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 04:42
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 474
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 741
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 290
Parallax 335
96% 307 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 277
Splatting 225
100% 234 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$85
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 388 442 448 386 386 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 446
Mixed 418
SusWrite 398
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 54.7
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 271
229% 334 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
131GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 71 70 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 109
Write 108
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 69.4
56% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 88%
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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 2,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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