Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 29 '20 at 04:58
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 246
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 673
72% 558 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.55
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 485
Reflection 452
Parallax 520
127% 486 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 512
Splatting 280
133% 348 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 132%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 245 241 235 241 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 492
Mixed 395
SusWrite 262
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65.4
224% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
237GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 123 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 139
Write 140
Mixed 99.2
SusWrite 123
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.5
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 1,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $801
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