Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 24 '22 at 03:08
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$209
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 86.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 218
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 393
60% 427 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$365
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
92.5% Outstanding
Lighting 109
Reflection 137
Parallax 167
88% 138 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 122
Splatting 92
97% 109 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 451 452 469 450 465 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 342
Write 323
Mixed 375
SusWrite 456
85% 374 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.5
201% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
251GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 474 468 480 482 481 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 469
Mixed 367
SusWrite 474
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 41
140% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 338
254% 339 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 107%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
235GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 167 168 169 169 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 152
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 168
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.9% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21.6
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 14.9
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 103%

 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 8 6 144 24" 1280 720 VSCBB31 XG2401 SERIES
Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 2,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $547
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