Asrock Z170 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:16
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$237
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.6% Good
SC Int 131
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 134
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 272
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 190
37% 244 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
Asus(1043 8509) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 191
Parallax 206
61% 197 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 190
Splatting 135
69% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,640
Write 68.7
Mixed 132
405% 1,947 MB/s
4K Read 691
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 6.5
1,056% 233 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 72%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
140GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,751
Write 83.7
Mixed 159
1,433% 1,998 MB/s
4K Read 726
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1.8
30,482% 243 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 106%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
457GB free
Firmware: 1AA01117
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,780
Write 62.7
Mixed 122
1,425% 1,988 MB/s
4K Read 704
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 3.6
29,781% 237 MB/s
Poor: 26% Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 26.5
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 25.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 80%
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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 1,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $980
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HDDRAMUSB
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