Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:55
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing way below expectations (8th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
78% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 357
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 549
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2279 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 188
Parallax 195
64% 200 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 198
Splatting 141
70% 163 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.3E
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 361
Write 175
Mixed 210
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 38.9
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 126
119% 189 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
25GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 74 84 85 83 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 112
Write 111
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 82.2
63% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 84%
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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 3,732 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: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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HDDRAMUSB
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