Asrock Z170 Professional Gaming i7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive75.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Professional Gaming i7  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180123
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateSep 06 '19 at 23:01
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$190
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.6% Average
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 152
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 308
38% 287 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Relative performance (0th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 46.7
Parallax 54.9
7% 40.7 fps
MRender 41
Gravity 54.8
Splatting 46.5
15% 47.4 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 268 148 112 106 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 398
Write 385
Mixed 335
SusWrite 177
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 29.2
106% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 351
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
457GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 134 134 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 131
Write 130
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 133
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.5
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 Professional Gaming i7 Builds (Compare 488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Professional Gaming i7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $988
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Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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