Asrock Z170 Extreme4

Performance Results

Gaming 19%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.93% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive145% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:45
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$224
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 450
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 454
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
ASRock(1849 1912) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.93% Terrible
Lighting 22.8
Reflection 28.8
Parallax 24.4
7% 25.3 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 20.3
Splatting 35.8
10% 25.5 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.93%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
449GB free
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 1,694
Write 720
Mixed 1,061
255% 1,158 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 15.5
105% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 12.3
23% 43 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 145%
Great: 171%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
907GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 185
Mixed 173
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 31.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 2,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,221
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