Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive162% 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.
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)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151223
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i3-6100-$125
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 135
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 362
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 367
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 157
Parallax 166
57% 172 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 200
Splatting 162
73% 171 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$30
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 30 127 94 174 68 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,690
Write 138
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 106
105% 498 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 44.6
234% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 534
DQ Mixed 60.5
145% 295 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 162%
Great: 175%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB-$48
1TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 111 114 118 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
65% Good
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 65
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2581 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 12.8
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 13.9
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-K Builds (Compare 4,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $902
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