Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Gaming 47%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:36
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 510
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 510
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
43.3% Average
Lighting 147
Reflection 123
Parallax 133
44% 134 fps
MRender 82.9
Gravity 127
Splatting 87.9
43% 99.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$80
93GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 463
Write 274
Mixed 297
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 12.6
69% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 62.1
DQ Mixed 11.5
18% 32.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
929GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 172
Mixed 153
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.32
111% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 47%
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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 3,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,155
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