Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.8% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime30.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 417
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 670
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 181
Reflection 173
Parallax 187
57% 180 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 173
Splatting 120
64% 148 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$73
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 189 189 190 191 188 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 451
Mixed 352
SusWrite 217
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.4
170% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 346
260% 346 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
422GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 138 144 142 145 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 147
Write 137
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 142
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.9
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-K Builds (Compare 3,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,031
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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