Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.6% 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 Drive261% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '21 at 13:22
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 748
80% 624 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Nvidia(10DE 1B84) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.6% Above average
Lighting 63.6
Reflection 64.9
Parallax 59.9
51% 62.8 fps
MRender 67.1
Gravity 63.8
Splatting 59.9
52% 63.6 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EB Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 529 506 479 478 476 478 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,729
Write 1,831
Mixed 1,046
SusWrite 491
337% 1,524 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 89.4
273% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 540
464% 708 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 261%
Great: 322%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$53
455GB free
Firmware: 043
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 459 459 466 424 390 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 472
Mixed 428
SusWrite 441
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.9
211% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 142
155% 259 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$38
653GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 183 186 185 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 126
Mixed 93.6
SusWrite 185
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V-Color TL8G32816D-E6PRKWK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 26
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 29.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 25: 2R 4G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
25% 21% 42 112 8 60 24" 1920 1080 DELA08B DELL S2440L
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Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $671
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