Asrock Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac  (all builds)
Memory0.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180226
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '18 at 08:34
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$375
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
73.9% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 234
81% 174 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 614
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$49
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 880
Write 627
Mixed 504
148% 670 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.3
164% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 503
400% 552 MB/s
Poor: 90% Great: 180%
Ct500mx5 0 431GB
225GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 237 235 244 438 391 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 432
Mixed 354
SusWrite 296
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 41.3
147% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 229
189% 266 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 111%
Hitachi HDS724030ALE640 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 228 226 229 117 117 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$38
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 20.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 15.3
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac Builds (Compare 688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $555
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