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 below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 below expectations (37th 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-$202
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th 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: 68%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (60th 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: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
44GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
815GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd 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: 64%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 104%
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 (81st 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: 68%
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 2,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,122
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $294AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $112
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $139
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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