Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive113% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory16.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 02:53
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 459
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 736
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2219 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 343
Reflection 307
Parallax 366
109% 338 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 315
Splatting 243
111% 259 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
43GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 411
Mixed 416
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 45.7
176% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 117
140% 248 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$170
618GB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 121
Mixed 113
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.91
4K Mixed 0.49
144% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 33.6
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 32.8
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 148%
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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 2,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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