Asrock Z270 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive181% 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.
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 Z270 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161103
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '17 at 23:06
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-6500-$195
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 407
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 407
61% 407 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Lighting 365
Reflection 172
Parallax 198
94% 245 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 185
Splatting 125
66% 154 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$171
373GB free
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 368
Write 386
Mixed 370
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 21.1
97% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 55.1
72% 130 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 107%
Nvme PLEXTOR PX-256M8 256GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,868
Write 838
Mixed 966
268% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 45.3
140% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 27
83% 181 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 181%
Great: 212%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$175
2TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 137
Mixed 132
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 154
Write 139
Mixed 137
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.25
75% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D26AFTA.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 26.2
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 26.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 98%
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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 1,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Extreme4 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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