Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics112% 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 Drive114% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 18:44
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$301
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 88.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 249
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 618
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
112% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 139
115% 141 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 137
Splatting 114
108% 123 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 112%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 138 95 93 92 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 484
Mixed 395
SusWrite 156
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65
220% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 114%
Great: 133%
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
268GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 459 453 452 335 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 466
Mixed 447
SusWrite 398
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 59.3
202% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 295
242% 345 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
628GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 148 149 147 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 147
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
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
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 144 27" 1280 720 DELA0D1 Dell S2716DG
Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 2,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $878
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