Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 30 '19 at 13:10
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.8% Above average
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 195
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 235
36% 254 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 358
Parallax 371
100% 370 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 388
Splatting 234
103% 284 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 358 387 384 365 365 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 412
Mixed 367
SusWrite 364
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 52.1
164% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 327
246% 329 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$232
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.6
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 17.2
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 118%
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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 5,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,148
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HDDRAMUSB
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