Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics109% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 17:36
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$187
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
51.1% Above average
Memory 73.5
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 124
54% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 176
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 142
Parallax 144
108% 140 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 139
Splatting 120
109% 125 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 491
Write 469
Mixed 363
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 54.4
183% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 122%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
106GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 91 91 91 92 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 81
Write 83.4
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 88.2
95% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 20.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 16.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 93.6
43% 93.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 1,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $738
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HDDRAMUSB
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