Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
Boot Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:46
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 538
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 536
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 292
Parallax 305
100% 310 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 298
Splatting 230
104% 242 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 401
Mixed 416
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 36.5
135% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 25.2
98% 219 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 492
Write 399
Mixed 416
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 20
110% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 24.6
57% 111 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 124%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$49
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 183
Mixed 176
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 87%
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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 2,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $823
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