Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive370% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '18 at 01:39
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 708
78% 599 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Lighting 235
Reflection 207
Parallax 245
62% 229 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 217
Splatting 172
59% 180 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$145
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2186 2179 2202 2206 2165 2166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
370% Outstanding
Read 2,677
Write 2,234
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 2,184
484% 2,158 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 80.1
272% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,078
DQ Write 929
DQ Mixed 1004
752% 1,004 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 370%
Great: 396%
WD Black 1.5TB (2010)
567GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 109 110 107 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 135
Write 114
Mixed 104
SusWrite 109
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$72
1TB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 93 93 92 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 91.4
Write 80.7
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 93
58% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 1,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $745
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