Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:35
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 480
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 753
MC Mixed 720
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$135
EVGA(3842 1950) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 91.4
31% 93 fps
MRender 73.4
Gravity 89.9
Splatting 68.6
33% 77.3 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
26GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 405
Mixed 382
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 39.8
146% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 90.6
DQ Mixed 70.1
93% 178 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 24.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 25.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79%
Great: 96%
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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 2,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,150
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HDDRAMUSB
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