Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory19.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime10.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:38
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 405
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 474
70% 470 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3080) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 161
Parallax 283
75% 222 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 182
Splatting 179
69% 164 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$184
491GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 300 299 297 295 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 395
Mixed 258
SusWrite 300
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 43
150% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 186
180% 287 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$199
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 161 161 159 161 163 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 151
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 161
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 152 153 153 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 132
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 151
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 26.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 103%
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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 2,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $893
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