Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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 Drive71.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:42
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-6500-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 416
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 419
63% 422 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 336
Parallax 351
113% 353 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 383
Splatting 242
126% 288 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 120%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$139
71GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 466
Write 333
Mixed 336
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 22.8
93% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 13.8
42% 83.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 87%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
47GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 513
Write 347
Mixed 350
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 8.59
88% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 8.44
41% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 82%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 168
Mixed 141
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.5
178% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3070 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 28.6
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 27.5
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 102%
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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 2,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $631
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