Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics46.4% 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 Drive63.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 25 '17 at 07:41
Run Duration299 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 492
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 494
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$210
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
46.4% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 136
Parallax 178
48% 152 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 122
Splatting 87.9
45% 105 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$90
200GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 501
Write 316
Mixed 212
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 8.66
80% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 54.5
DQ Mixed 8.62
16% 29.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
487GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 157
Write 145
Mixed 143
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.37
143% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 106%
3GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
6% Terrible
Read 23.8
Write 3.96
Mixed 7.44
11% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.08
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.004
26% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6%
Great: 8%
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 @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 29.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 88%
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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 2,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $948
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