Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.7% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '18 at 18:55
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i5-7500-$198
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.9% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 292
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 381
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Nvidia(10DE 1C81) 2GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 1932 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 68
Parallax 115
34% 95.9 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 75.4
36% 85.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$70
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 301 301 301 301 301 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 402
Mixed 278
SusWrite 300
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 36.5
144% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 240
207% 307 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 128%
Toshiba HDWD105 500GB-$45
194GB free
Firmware: MS1OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 114 115 128 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
76% Very good
Read 146
Write 138
Mixed 20
SusWrite 119
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 76%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2187 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.7% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 10.6
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 82%
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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 3,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
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