ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.6% 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.
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
MotherboardASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160922
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 12 '19 at 18:26
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 234
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 443
60% 440 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Lighting 302
Reflection 289
Parallax 328
79% 306 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 288
Splatting 225
79% 239 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,886
Write 1178
Mixed 439
255% 1,168 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 44.5
205% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,031
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 922
687% 915 MB/s
Poor: 140% Great: 237%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB-$44
1TB free
Firmware: MKAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 111 111 108 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 110
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-15-15 D4-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.9
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 79%
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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 2,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $948
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