Asrock Z77 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z77 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130117
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-3570K-$285
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 97.3
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 343
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 369
55% 368 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E210) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 176
44% 126 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 107
Splatting 84.6
36% 83.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
72GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 472
Write 179
Mixed 248
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 16.4
74% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.5
DQ Write 46
DQ Mixed 10.4
14% 25.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
837GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 158
Write 145
Mixed 143
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.28
103% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 9,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $922
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