Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive271% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 07:08
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 565
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 570
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2928 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 590
Reflection 562
Parallax 606
184% 586 fps
MRender 287
Gravity 565
Splatting 304
171% 385 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 176%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
165GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,864
Write 1,272
Mixed 1,419
406% 1,852 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 47.3
248% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 61.3
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 28
50% 95.1 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 271%
Great: 268%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
659GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 163
Mixed 158
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.28
136% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28.4
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 26.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 89%
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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 1,994 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $989
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