Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive173% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 01 '20 at 21:20
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 717
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$34
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 390 554 414 299 554 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,412
Write 41.2
Mixed 245
SusWrite 383
112% 520 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 46.8
263% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 419
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 16.4
101% 236 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 173%
Great: 175%
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
42GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 151 108 66 89 34 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 436
Write 338
Mixed 220
SusWrite 101
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 12.3
58% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 37.9
44% 76.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 55%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
159GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 22 34 42 53 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 95.7
Write 85.5
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 43.4
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
552GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 201 204 203 198 202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 121
Mixed 84
SusWrite 200
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB-$55
516GB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 129 128 136 130 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 128
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 132
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD Samsung M378A5244CB0-CRC BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD Samsung M378A5244CB0-CRC 16GB
3100, 3100, 3100, 3100 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 30.8
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,099
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