Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.92% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive66.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:12
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 91.3
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 92.4
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 294
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 358
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
5.92% Terrible
Lighting 16
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 15.3
5% 17.3 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 13.3
Splatting 25.2
7% 16.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.92%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
91GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 499
Write 328
Mixed 352
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 8.73
75% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 8.39
39% 81.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
34.1% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.8
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 42%
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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 2,421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,047
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