Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive92.9% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 12 '17 at 02:02
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 474
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 752
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$130
118GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 412
Mixed 435
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 27.7
137% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 70.9
123% 238 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 98%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
46GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 374
Mixed 407
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 22.1
129% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 73.6
124% 240 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 102
Write 106
Mixed 97.5
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
686GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 155
Mixed 161
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.34
106% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 29
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 28.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-AR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $940
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