ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160413
Uptime3 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:04
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$199
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 433
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 438
66% 444 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
Asus(1043 0507) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 157
Parallax 202
51% 168 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 134
Splatting 118
54% 127 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
140GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 102
Write 119
Mixed 114
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.16
69% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 27.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 28.4
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 97%
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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 1,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4 - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,024
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