Asrock Z170 Pro4

Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 79%
Workstation 60%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160623
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:09
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$300
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 416
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 674
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 160
Parallax 254
69% 206 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 167
Splatting 179
66% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB-$263
210GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 475
Write 336
Mixed 336
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 12.8
86% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 12.8
38% 75.9 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 106%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
165GB free
Firmware: 0107
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 111
Write 65.3
Mixed 95.4
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.23
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 92.7
Write 90.7
Mixed 92.3
69% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.18
63% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-17-17 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.3% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.8
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 21.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Pro4 - $101

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $835
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