Asrock Z170 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 980 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160121
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '17 at 20:31
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$236
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 118
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 305
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 385
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$215
MaxC: 1544 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 34.9
Reflection 29.6
Parallax 54.7
14% 39.7 fps
MRender 33.6
Gravity 45
Splatting 52.7
29% 43.8 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$135
79GB free
Firmware: RG21 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 498
Write 194
Mixed 253
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 23
134% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 50.1
79% 151 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80%
Great: 77%
PNY CS1311 120GB-$50
64GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 514
Write 333
Mixed 345
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 10.2
101% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 45.8
94% 193 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 81%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
697GB free
Firmware: JE4OA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 93.9
Write 90
Mixed 96.6
71% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 53%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
465GB free
Firmware: AM003M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 104
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Panram PUD43000C164G2NJR 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.4% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 19.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 63%
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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 776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Pro4 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $913
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