Asrock Z270 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170720
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:12
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-6700K-$270
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 476
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 626
98% 658 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 376
Parallax 393
122% 389 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 387
Splatting 243
126% 290 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
806GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 181
Write 132
Mixed 158
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.25
100% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
471GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 172
Write 134
Mixed 135
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.14
57% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.4% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 19.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 21.8
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Pro4 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,125
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