Asrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% 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)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '16 at 04:52
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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-$182
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 585
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 596
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 610
MC Mixed 578
89% 592 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 113%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6143
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 200
Parallax 234
67% 214 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 197
Splatting 141
72% 167 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$85
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,040
Write 1,201
Mixed 1,396
342% 1,546 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 35.6
219% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 691
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 35.3
158% 365 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 242%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB-$114
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 47.8
MC Mixed 34.5
120% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 34.2
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 118%
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 455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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