Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.71% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive66.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160219
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 18:49
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i5-6500-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 92.5
73% 91.2 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 336
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 343
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 380
56% 377 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 24.4
Parallax 19.3
6% 21 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 18.2
Splatting 0.1
6% 11.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$129
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 68 68 63 59 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 410
Write 180
Mixed 185
SusWrite 90.9
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 32.6
92% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 319
244% 330 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
203GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 138 136 136 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 170
Mixed 109
SusWrite 137
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 21
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 18.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 89.1
45% 89.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 101%
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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 4,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $912
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