ASRock Z170 GAMING K6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.96% 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 Drive26.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardASRock Z170 GAMING K6  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 18 '17 at 20:39
Run Duration263 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$238
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 467
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 475
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
ASRock(1849 1912) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
7.96% Terrible
Lighting 19.4
Reflection 26
Parallax 21.3
6% 22.2 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 33.6
9% 23.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.96%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
215GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,582
Write 1,223
Mixed 1,381
380% 1,729 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45.1
205% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 484
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 153
172% 299 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 256%
Great: 233%
Samsung PM810 2.5" 7mm 128GB
41GB free
Firmware: AXM08D1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 247
Write 237
Mixed 222
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 10.5
64% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 45.4
DQ Mixed 11.4
27% 58.9 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 49%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.1% Poor
Read 124
Write 88.9
Mixed 92.4
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 9.2
46% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.5
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 18
22% 37.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 61%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
6GB free
Firmware: 10.02E02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 52.9
Write 55
Mixed 46.7
39% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.34
91% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 35%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB-$13
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 123
Write 10.5
Mixed 22.4
45% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
43% 3.69 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.4
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 25.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 91%
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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 K6 Builds (Compare 600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: ASRock Z170 GAMING K6 - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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