Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 20:52
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 742
83% 640 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$320
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Lighting 292
Reflection 231
Parallax 490
84% 338 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 308
Splatting 285
82% 259 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$34
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 103 76 95 296 405 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 1,386
Write 73.2
Mixed 154
SusWrite 181
95% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 26.4
118% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 28.3
DQ Mixed 15.1
63% 154 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 112%
Great: 172%
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
87GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 175 88 126 126 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 430
Write 328
Mixed 265
SusWrite 160
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 17.6
75% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 42.7
49% 85.2 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 55%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
198GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 95 96 96 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 160
Write 158
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 92.2
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
430GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 122 123 121 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 178
Write 158
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 121
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB-$50
416GB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 107 102 99 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 134
Write 124
Mixed 68
SusWrite 103
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD Samsung M378A5244CB0-CRC BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD Samsung M378A5244CB0-CRC 16GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 29.5
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 106%
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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 5,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,119
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HDDRAMUSB
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