Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.8% 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 Drive87.3% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i7-6700-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 98
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 376
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 646
MC Mixed 623
92% 614 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 287
Parallax 338
98% 310 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 277
Splatting 222
99% 232 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 102 92 90 86 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 482
Write 435
Mixed 373
SusWrite 92.4
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 39.7
172% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 161
138% 209 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
89GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 96 97 95 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 135
Write 130
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 95.7
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.1% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 11.9
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 109%
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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 2,291 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: $892
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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