Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Gaming 111%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive93.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:36
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 515
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 517
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$398
MSI(1462 C304) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 376
Parallax 419
129% 404 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 400
Splatting 252
127% 290 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 395
Mixed 412
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 30.8
149% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 50.5
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 31.6
42% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 170
Mixed 155
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.34
136% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 26.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 91%
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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 2,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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