Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
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 97.8%, 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 Drive80.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory12.9 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 13:09
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 492
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 706
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.8%
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 (43rd percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 156
Parallax 245
67% 201 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 164
Splatting 176
65% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
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 (18th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 490
Write 334
Mixed 350
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 15.5
121% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 72.2
70% 106 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.1%
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 (76th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 24.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
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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 3,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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