Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics1.4% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 07 '20 at 16:41
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 628
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RADEON HD5450
Sapphire(174B A007) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.4% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 6.2
Parallax 6.5
2% 6.63 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 4.9
Splatting 4.5
1% 4.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.4%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 128GB
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 286 272 309 256 236 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 412
Mixed 324
SusWrite 277
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 44
186% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 81.8
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 110
100% 146 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 100%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
116GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 129 129 130 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 154
Write 141
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 129
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 8TB
3.5TB free, PID ab34
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 40 40 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 36.5
Write 35.7
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 39.4
45% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.6
220% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-K Builds (Compare 1,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,138
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