Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics46.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 25 '17 at 22:15
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 543
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 546
82% 549 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$210
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46.8% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 135
Parallax 196
49% 157 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 122
Splatting 85.2
45% 104 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$90
132GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 518
Write 357
Mixed 354
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 9.94
108% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 9.94
46% 96.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
400GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 164
Mixed 159
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.29
114% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 80%
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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 2,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $906
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