Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
16 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:29
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 494
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 497
74% 496 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 178
Parallax 315
77% 235 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 202
Splatting 127
68% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 483
Write 332
Mixed 336
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 14.6
106% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 14.3
67% 149 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$44
505GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 84.7
Write 83.5
Mixed 80.7
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.16
63% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$70
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 2,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $825
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