Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160506
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:22
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 566
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 774
114% 765 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 218
Parallax 238
74% 232 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 206
Splatting 153
76% 176 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 120GB
55GB free
Firmware: MAT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 506
Mixed 506
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 53.1
218% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 110
140% 248 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 132%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 21.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 89%
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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 3,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,207
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