Asrock Z170A-X1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170A-X1  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:06
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$235
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 429
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 429
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$319
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 281
Parallax 305
97% 301 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 285
Splatting 218
101% 234 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 402
Mixed 415
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 41.5
158% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 102
134% 242 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
221GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 150
Mixed 167
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.24
75% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 24.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-X1 Builds (Compare 236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z170A-X1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $804
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