Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateMar 12 '18 at 01:09
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$222
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 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 561
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 572
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 181
Parallax 190
63% 194 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 197
Splatting 157
72% 168 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
338GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 496
Write 340
Mixed 346
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 9.7
74% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 46.2
101% 210 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 81%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
150GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 2,303
Write 924
Mixed 1,235
326% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 36.7
117% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 215
239% 407 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 207%
Great: 262%
Apple HDD HTS545050A7E362 500GB
405GB free
Firmware: GG2AB990 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 103
Mixed 102
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.17
59% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBR2 BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 28.3
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 86%
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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 2,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,022
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