Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 30 '21 at 22:21
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 86.8
1-Core 141
2-Core 285
96% 171 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 545
76% 551 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 74.3
Reflection 82
Parallax 73.7
60% 76.7 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 73.3
61% 72.6 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$68
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 653 504 431 433 411 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 1,737
Write 1,598
Mixed 1,452
SusWrite 475
294% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 72.8
257% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,629
DQ Write 1273
DQ Mixed 1,367
1,046% 1,423 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 242%
Great: 289%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
396GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 440 462 468 465 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 449
Mixed 372
SusWrite 434
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 67
228% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 133%
Great: 134%
Hitachi HDN724030ALE640 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 121 121 122 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 111
Write 115
Mixed 44.1
SusWrite 121
71% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$118
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 28.5
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%

 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 9 7 60 31.5" 1280 720 DELD107 DELL S3221QS
Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 2,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $605
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