Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics25.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime11.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:55
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$237
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 412
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 426
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Lighting 69.2
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 92.1
24% 80 fps
MRender 58.4
Gravity 61.4
Splatting 75.3
27% 65 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 28%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 58 59 103 112 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 96
Write 133
Mixed 41
SusWrite 85.8
65% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD44G240081 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 24.3
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 23.6
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77%
Great: 91%
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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 3,431 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 - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $938
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