Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 81.5%, 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 Drive224% 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 DateJul 12 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 394
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 631
MC Mixed 539
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 66.4
Parallax 99.9
32% 90.6 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 97.3
Splatting 72.9
36% 83.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$107
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1349 297 295 298 303 308 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,607
Write 1,467
Mixed 927
SusWrite 475
250% 1,119 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 81.4
282% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 962
DQ Mixed 982
733% 971 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 224%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$60
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 150 150 150 150 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 445
Mixed 401
SusWrite 181
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 54.8
183% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 323
247% 334 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
212GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1324 310 311 311 311 310 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,881
Write 1,308
Mixed 567
SusWrite 480
234% 1,059 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 54.4
226% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,057
DQ Write 1,001
DQ Mixed 779
654% 946 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 218%
Great: 237%
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 (95th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 26.8
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 85%
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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 3,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,142
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HDDRAMUSB
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