Asrock Z270 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 46%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 57%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive249% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 09:27
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$251
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 450
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 451
70% 462 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 122
37% 107 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.5
40% 92.8 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Backup+ Desk 5TB
754GB free
Firmware: 0511
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Read 71.8
Write 118
Mixed 71.3
20% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 9.59
4K Mixed 0.36
7% 3.64 MB/s
DQ Read 1.92
DQ Write 2.41
DQ Mixed 0.58
1% 1.64 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 17%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,072
Write 1,373
Mixed 1,222
344% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 48.8
207% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 30.5
135% 308 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 249%
Great: 263%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 17.6
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 105%
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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 2,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 107%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Extreme4 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,185
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