Here we will be using various industry standard benchmarks to test the CPU, Memory, Ethernet and GPU.
Sisoftware Sandra CPU Arithmetic Benchmark
Sisoftware Sandra Memory Benchmark
PCMark 8 Overall Score
Toutusoft LAN Speed Test
Legit Reviews Benchmark Results: Going over the benchmarks, you quickly notice that the EVGA Z170 Classified K performs exactly as you would expect from a motherboard based on the Intel Z170 chipset. The performance boost comes once it is overclocked, which we received up to a 22% boost in performance.