Asrock Z77 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive20.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsrock Z77 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130117
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 11 '14 at 04:44
Run Duration292 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770K-$400
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
65.3% Good
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 194
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 537
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Desktop 1.15 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0162) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
2.43% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 11.5
Parallax 11
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 17.7
2% 12.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.43%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.8% Poor
Read 141
Write 24.8
Mixed 38.6
15% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 7.76
40% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 27.3
DQ Mixed 12.2
16% 29.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
955GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 178
Mixed 34.7
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.38
83% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 113%
WD My Book Essentials 1TB
270GB free, PID 1110
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 10% Great: 20%
ST1000LM 010-9YH146 1TB
184GB free, PID 1051
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Read 31.2
Write 27.8
Mixed 27.7
37% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.15
28% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 30%
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Gaming 50%
Desktop 65%
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Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $881
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