Asrock Z77 Extreme3

Performance Results

Gaming 53%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.8% 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 Drive74.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z77 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120830
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:52
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-2500K-$246
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 455
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 455
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 91.1
Parallax 211
55% 154 fps
MRender 70.4
Gravity 155
Splatting 101
48% 109 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300 256GB-$98
34GB free
Firmware: X3310000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 473
Write 473
Mixed 405
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 13.6
85% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 61.8
DQ Mixed 14.4
20% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 99%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
404GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 140
Write 124
Mixed 129
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.34
98% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL8-2GBRM 859B BLT4G3D1608DT2TXRG 04CD F3-12800CL8-2GBRM 859B BLT4G3D1608DT2TXRG 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.9% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.8
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme3 - $151

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,072
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