Asrock Z170 Pro4S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Pro4S  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 18:49
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$238
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 548
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 504
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 145
Parallax 332
84% 238 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 228
Splatting 168
74% 172 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 398
Mixed 408
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 22.4
142% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.7
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 27
60% 117 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 133%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 83%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
2TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.8% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 15.5
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 87%
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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 1,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Pro4S - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $807
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