ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 14:57
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$237
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 332
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 342
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 1982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 195
Parallax 211
65% 205 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 175
Splatting 143
66% 155 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 128GB
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM07L1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 464
Write 193
Mixed 303
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 15.2
72% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 13.1
17% 29.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 72%
WD WD2002FYPS-01U1B0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 02.S0500 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 103
Write 99.9
Mixed 101
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.36
124% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 17.2
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 109%
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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 1,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: ASRock FATAL1TY Z170 GAMING K4 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $885
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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