Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 27 '18 at 07:01
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 475
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 731
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 207
Parallax 220
71% 221 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 165
76% 176 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 246 145 141 136 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 415
Mixed 292
SusWrite 199
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 53.2
179% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 338
260% 354 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
47GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 300 301 292 260 249 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 429
Mixed 374
SusWrite 294
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.1
182% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 280
227% 320 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
26GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 299 286 271 247 225 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 421
Mixed 366
SusWrite 283
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 49.4
168% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 285
235% 337 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
25GB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 84 86 86 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 79.2
Write 78.8
Mixed 31
SusWrite 84.9
50% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 92%
Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB
44GB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 105 109 103 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 52
SusWrite 106
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73%
Great: 103%
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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 2,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $895
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