Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.7% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 16:01
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 456
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 447
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
42.2% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 125
41% 116 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 129
Splatting 86.7
43% 98.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$58
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 182 18 47 39 35 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 497
Write 445
Mixed 340
SusWrite 104
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.1
160% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 131
144% 241 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 89%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
95GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 124
Write 126
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 106
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-AR Builds (Compare 3,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $778
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