ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 23:25
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-6700K-$319
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 463
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 738
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 291
Parallax 305
91% 300 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 281
Splatting 227
105% 235 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
18GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 116%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 108
Write 93.7
Mixed 100
128% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.17
63% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.6% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 14.9
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 93%
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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 1,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $967
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HDDRAMUSB
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