Asrock Z270 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.7% 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.
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 Z270 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:31
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-7600K-$229
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 501
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 505
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 179
Parallax 197
63% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 191
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 175 187 182 178 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 138
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 172
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 23.4
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 89%
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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 2,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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: $1,211
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