Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160920
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:18
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 470
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 464
72% 484 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$221
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 179
Parallax 262
69% 214 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 194
Splatting 128
67% 155 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
731GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 82% Great: 135%
Discsoft Virtual 8GB
7GB free
Firmware: 1.0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
764GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 162
Mixed 171
129% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.29
99% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2195 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 91%
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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 3,243 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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HDDRAMUSB
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