Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80.5% 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 9 years and 2 months 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:43
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 431
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 628
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
Gigabyte(1458 3510) 1.2GB
Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 285.83
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Lighting 86.9
Reflection 115
Parallax 100
28% 101 fps
MRender 80.5
Gravity 70.8
Splatting 68.9
31% 73.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Inte SSDSC2KR120H6 120GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSF Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.5% Excellent
Read 510
Write 187
Mixed 253
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 37.9
120% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 80.1
105% 190 MB/s
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
270GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 156
Write 130
Mixed 119
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 0.62
4K Mixed 0.3
81% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 94%
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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 3,235 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,005
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