Asrock Z270 Gaming K4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics45.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive21.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (78%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Gaming K4  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1068 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170329
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateJul 24 '20 at 23:45
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 78%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
45.1% Average
Memory 58.7
1-Core 70
2-Core 92.9
47% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 307
30% 239 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.4% Average
Lighting 176
Reflection 167
Parallax 188
46% 177 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 167
Splatting 130
46% 138 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 73 44 44 57 44 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
21.6% Poor
Read 206
Write 32.2
Mixed 233
SusWrite 57.1
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 5.6
28% 8.37 MB/s
DQ Read 62.4
DQ Write 16.9
DQ Mixed 19.8
20% 33 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 72%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
126GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 106 99 103 98 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 78.5
Write 88.2
Mixed 21
SusWrite 99.1
52% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.8% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 20.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 9
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 Gaming K4 Builds (Compare 472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Gaming K4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $959
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