ASRock Z170 OC Formula Motherboard Review

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Legit Reviews Test System

Before moving on to doing some benchmarks, let’s take a look at the test system used in the various benchmarks.  All testing will be done using a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with all updates.  The operating system will be installed on a Kingston Predator M.2 drive, with benchmarks and games on the second SSD drive.  All benchmarks will be completed with no additional software running, with a reboot between each test.

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Intel Z170 Test Platform:

This is what CPU-Z tells us about the test platform:

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Here is a quick look at the specific components used in the test system:

Intel LGA 1151 Z170 Test Platform
Component Brand/Model Live Pricing
Processor Intel i7-6700K Click Here
Memory Kingston 32GB DDR4 2666MHz Click Here
Video Card eVGA GTX 970 SC Click Here
Hard Drive Intel SSD Pro 2500 180GB Click Here
Hard Drive 2 Sandisk Ultra II 480GB SSD Click Here
M.2 Kingston Predator G2 x4 240GB Click Here
Power Supply Corsair CX750M Click Here
USB 3.1 Type C Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3C Click Here
Operating System Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Click Here

Now for a quick look at the eVGA GTX 970 that we will be using with NVIDIA driver version 355.60.

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