Asus Z170-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive119% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-AR  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 09 '17 at 03:56
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 434
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 694
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$547
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 388
Parallax 408
129% 413 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 415
Splatting 247
126% 302 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 131%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
449GB 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 (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 395
Mixed 410
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.1
196% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 133
152% 263 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$275
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 24.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 91%
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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 2,197 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $913
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