Asrock Z170A-X1

Performance Results

Gaming 59%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z170A-X1  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '17 at 19:42
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$267
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 710
78% 604 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$340
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56% Above average
Lighting 74.2
Reflection 63.5
Parallax 94.7
60% 77.5 fps
MRender 64
Gravity 63.2
Splatting 80.5
51% 69.3 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 960GB-$310
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 501
Write 269
Mixed 262
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 4.22
80% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 35.7
85% 181 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 29.4
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-X1 Builds (Compare 161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170A-X1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $665
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