Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 99%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:03
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 501
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 747
MC Mixed 710
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1025 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 155
Parallax 247
67% 201 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 164
Splatting 175
65% 155 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 490
Write 338
Mixed 346
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 14.8
112% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 55.8
DQ Mixed 73.3
47% 53.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 86%
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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 3,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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HDDRAMUSB
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