Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive225% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170208
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:25
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 486
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 683
101% 678 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
PNY(196E 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 288
Parallax 292
92% 293 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 282
Splatting 224
101% 236 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$220
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 2,006
Write 1,082
Mixed 1,101
307% 1,396 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 50.4
192% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 538
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 196
213% 360 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 225%
Great: 223%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
432GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 165
Write 143
Mixed 130
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GKE800UD51208-2133AH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 79%
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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 3,234 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: $1,003
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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