Asrock Z170 Extreme6

Performance Results

Gaming 60%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60% 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 Drive108% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z170 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161118
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateJan 21 '18 at 13:42
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$223
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 93.9
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 400
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 434
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1090 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60% Above average
Lighting 188
Reflection 141
Parallax 221
62% 183 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 148
Splatting 153
59% 140 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
82GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 410
Mixed 418
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 42.7
156% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 106
135% 243 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$120
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 153
Mixed 140
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.52
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.27
133% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 102%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$52
135GB free
Firmware: JKAO Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 96.3
Write 98.4
Mixed 70
66% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.19
54% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 21.4
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 106%
Desktop 86%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme6 - $163

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,339
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