Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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.
Graphics169% 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 Drive72.9% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 23:28
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 573
QC Mixed 566
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 564
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 525
Parallax 637
179% 570 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 538
Splatting 294
162% 366 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$170
580GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 480
Write 335
Mixed 336
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 15.3
106% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 15.1
24% 44.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 165
Mixed 161
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 31.1
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 27.8
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 97%
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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 2,286 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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HDDRAMUSB
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