Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:48
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
75.5% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 431
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 286
Reflection 285
Parallax 295
75% 289 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 270
Splatting 221
75% 231 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 180GB-$300
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LF1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 155 171 165 153 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 310
Write 191
Mixed 216
SusWrite 158
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 30.4
133% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 185
149% 209 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72%
Great: 88%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
98GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 402 451 442 447 441 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 423
Mixed 339
SusWrite 417
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.9
206% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 135%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
881GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 401 449 440 444 439 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 415
Mixed 356
SusWrite 415
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 39.6
157% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 360
261% 341 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 106%
Great: 135%
OCZ Trion 150 120GB-$50
71GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 78 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 463
Write 412
Mixed 326
SusWrite 114
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 34
137% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 175
180% 293 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$18
335GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 109 106 108 109 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 85.5
Write 76.5
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 108
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 24.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 21.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.7%
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 4,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $831
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