Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.1% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '16 at 22:20
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 497
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 817
MC Mixed 782
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
MSI(1462 3235) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6175
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 297
Parallax 328
98% 313 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 284
Splatting 202
99% 229 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$97
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 501
Write 405
Mixed 418
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 22.5
139% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 20.5
27% 47.9 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$117
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 164
Mixed 152
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 3.25
4K Mixed 0.34
139% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$283
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2546 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 27.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 28.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
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 2,390 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $826
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