Asrock Z270 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:42
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-6600K-$215
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 487
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 480
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 174
Parallax 193
62% 191 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 185
Splatting 122
66% 154 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 181
Mixed 187
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 25.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 26.8
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Extreme4 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,190
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