Asrock Z77 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics16.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive93% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z77 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '20 at 21:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (97th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 462
62% 459 Pts
64-Core 465
31% 465 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
XFX(1682 9550) 2GB
CLim: 1203 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.2.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Lighting 57.8
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 77.4
15% 70.5 fps
MRender 59.5
Gravity 55.4
Splatting 73.2
17% 62.7 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 17%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$47
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 460 368 289 290 290 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 450
Mixed 438
SusWrite 358
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 32.9
114% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 366
276% 369 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 184 183 186 186 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 179
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 185
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT451U6MFR8W-TA2 0898 IMT41GU6MFR8W-TA2 0898 IMT451U6MFR8W-TA2 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.1% Very good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 23.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 21.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 4,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $941
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HDDRAMUSB
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