Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive81.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 15 '17 at 22:12
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 448
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 686
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6283) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 376
Parallax 395
121% 387 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 396
Splatting 257
131% 301 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 127%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$260
324GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 466
Write 291
Mixed 280
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 27.9
107% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 52.8
101% 205 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 87%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$225
5.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 208
Mixed 192
153% 204 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.61
161% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 120%
Great: 121%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$177
5.5TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 123
Write 123
Mixed 119
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.18
64% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.4%
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 2,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,152
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