Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54% 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 Drive106% 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.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 02:00
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$268
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 648
70% 546 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Asus(1043 866E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3625 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54% Above average
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 120
Parallax 138
3% 87 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 135
Splatting 110
114% 140 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 54%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 329 307 305 306 306 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 321
Mixed 303
SusWrite 310
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 41
169% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 248
212% 312 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 130%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
673GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 399 403 405 405 405 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 387
Write 378
Mixed 360
SusWrite 402
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 29.2
95% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 175
123% 157 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 98%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$120
35GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 144 144 144 144 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 478
Mixed 355
SusWrite 171
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 52.6
197% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 171
180% 296 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
111GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 315 318 320 318 318 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 453
Mixed 380
SusWrite 334
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 64
220% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 348
261% 349 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
856GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 158 158 157 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 129
Mixed 105
SusWrite 158
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 29
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.4%
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 1,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $771
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