Asrock Z370 Taichi

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z370 Taichi  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171026
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:46
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i5-8600K-$222
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 510
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 706
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
188GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
469GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 133
Mixed 129
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 107%
USB Flash Memory 4GB
4GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6.97% Terrible
Read 19.4
Write 9.21
Mixed 8.53
14% 12.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.99
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.01
34% 3 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.97%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$206
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 28.5
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 28.8
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.6%
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 Z370 Taichi Builds (Compare 1,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Taichi - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,643
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Intel Core i5-8600K $222AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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