Asrock Z170 Extreme3

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 75%
Workstation 52%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.1% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 00:32
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$231
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 93.1
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 445
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 448
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 175
Parallax 264
70% 214 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 194
Splatting 130
68% 156 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$65
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 388
Mixed 419
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 40.6
132% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 80.4
111% 207 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 125%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$65
894GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 118
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.59
125% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$65
790GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 145
Mixed 142
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.45
122% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 21.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 21.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $749
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