Asrock Z370 Taichi

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics19.1% 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 Drive284% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z370 Taichi  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20171130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 20:52
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i7-8700-$310
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 550
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 1,030
MC Float 1,169
MC Mixed 1,117
165% 1,105 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3767) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Lighting 59.1
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 59.8
18% 53 fps
MRender 34.6
Gravity 56.7
Splatting 46.6
20% 46 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,792
Write 1,247
Mixed 1,401
398% 1,814 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 51.3
236% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 725
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 232
262% 456 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 284%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2591 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 23.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 26.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 Taichi Builds (Compare 2,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Taichi - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,600
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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