Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive233% 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 00:36
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4560-$70
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
53.9% Above average
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 159
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 289
39% 288 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 610 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
3.56% Terrible
Lighting 10.8
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 12.4
3% 12.6 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 10.2
Splatting 22.5
4% 15.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.56%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 1235 1414 1410 1281 1302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,476
Write 1,452
Mixed 1,058
SusWrite 1,322
299% 1,327 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 65.6
207% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 680
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 270
301% 510 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 233%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 31.3
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 113%
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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 5,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,132
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