Asrock H170A-X1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 17%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.27% 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 Drive44.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H170A-X1  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateDec 13 '16 at 17:14
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-6500-$180
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.2
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 416
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 418
62% 418 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
ASRock(1849 1912) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver.
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
7.27% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 21.7
6% 22.8 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 18.1
Splatting 32.9
11% 23.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.27%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDTR240GB-LT 240GB
165GB free
Firmware: P0330AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 475
Write 30.1
Mixed 53.7
39% 186 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 14.5
4K Mixed 13.1
56% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 22.1
DQ Mixed 19.1
46% 105 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 75%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$35
37GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 269
Write 199
Mixed 156
249% 208 MB/s
4K Read 4.05
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.51
65% 1.84 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL15-15-15 D4-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A-X1 Builds (Compare 152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock H170A-X1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $573
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