Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% 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 Drive261% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory30.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:06
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i7-6700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 418
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 625
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 99.8
32% 90.7 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 97.6
Splatting 73.1
36% 83.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
77GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 389
Mixed 408
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 42.6
166% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 114
129% 221 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$116
104GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,863
Write 1,232
Mixed 1,422
403% 1,839 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 40.1
196% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 128
141% 239 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 261%
Great: 262%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 86%
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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 3,621 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,158
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HDDRAMUSB
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