Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 64%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 52%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics100% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '23 at 22:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Memory 76.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 173
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 390
43% 340 Pts
64-Core 496
31% 496 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$289
Ram: 8GB, Driver:
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 140
Parallax 200
103% 155 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 144
Splatting 95
95% 118 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$40
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,159
Write 1,238
Mixed 1,212
270% 1,203 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 41.8
140% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 681
502% 664 MB/s
Poor: 139% Great: 302%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
517GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 114 115 117 114 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 87.2
Write 86.1
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 116
54% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 86.5
46% 86.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 62: 0P 5R 9G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
62% 22% 108 283 24 144 27" 2560 1440 ACR0414 XG270HU
Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 1,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $687
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