Asrock H170A-X1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H170A-X1  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160720
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:43
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-6700K-$342
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 412
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 664
98% 658 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 184
Parallax 197
65% 200 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 197
Splatting 148
69% 160 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 99.5
Write 119
Mixed 107
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.16
37% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.7
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A-X1 Builds (Compare 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H170A-X1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $656
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