ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160922
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 18:30
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-6600K-$220
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 486
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 490
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 178
Parallax 286
71% 221 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 192
Splatting 131
68% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$90
69GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 480
Write 155
Mixed 223
62% 286 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 9.78
54% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 8.01
78% 187 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 83%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
23GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 501
Write 347
Mixed 354
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 8.25
59% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 8.22
43% 90.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
108GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 106
Write 123
Mixed 100
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.24
80% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
78.7% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 23.8
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 26.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Gaming K4 Builds (Compare 1,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,009
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