Asrock Z170 Pro4S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 17%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.73% 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 Drive99.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Pro4S  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '16 at 19:56
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-6500-$195
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
68.6% Good
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 90.2
74% 92.2 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 358
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 409
62% 410 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
ASRock(1849 1912) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
7.73% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 25.1
Parallax 22.8
6% 22.6 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 17.1
Splatting 31.1
9% 21.7 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.73%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX930 240GB-$80
200GB free
Firmware: 6.3SE Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 406
Mixed 444
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 34.5
143% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 37.3
92% 192 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Pro4S Builds (Compare 1,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Pro4S - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,042
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