Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
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 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 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics166% 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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170208
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:25
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 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 i5-6600K-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 385
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 426
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 511
Parallax 614
175% 554 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 522
Splatting 288
159% 361 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 166%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 83% Great: 135%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$73
815GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 105
Write 165
Mixed 130
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.83
224% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. Team-Elite-2400 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.6
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 18.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 82%
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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 3,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,173
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