Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.92% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 14:52
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
77.2% Very good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 379
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 626
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.92% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 27.7
Parallax 25.5
7% 25.3 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 35.5
10% 25.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.92%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
416GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$87
50GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 404
Mixed 413
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 38.8
151% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 99.2
128% 231 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$87
7GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 112%
Seagate ST6000VN0021-1ZA17Z 6TB
1TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra 124GB
114GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
24.8% Poor
Read 107
Write 27.5
Mixed 31
55% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.42
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.6
59% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$360
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.9% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 126%
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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 3,478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,200
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HDDRAMUSB
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