Asrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics59.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive156% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160127
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 15 '16 at 04:54
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 i5-6400-$150
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.9% Above average
SC Int 26.3
SC Float 31.3
SC Mixed 25.1
22% 27.6 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 372
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 388
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6175
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Lighting 183
Reflection 161
Parallax 178
54% 174 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 173
Splatting 116
74% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$160
173GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,631
Write 1,054
Mixed 1,262
292% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 18.7
79% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 18.1
22% 36.8 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 156%
Great: 233%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB-$102
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 8.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 249
16% 249 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 118%
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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-ITX/ac Builds (Compare 489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $764
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