Asrock Z270 Taichi

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive240% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z270 Taichi  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180117
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateAug 24 '18 at 00:17
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-7700K-$329
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 500
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 732
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 360
Parallax 387
126% 388 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 410
Splatting 252
131% 299 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 129%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$155
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 858 614 625 625 624 623 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2,106
Write 1,669
Mixed 626
SusWrite 661
280% 1,266 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 61.5
227% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,143
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 885
701% 979 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 240%
Great: 257%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
407GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 387 420 439 439 440 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 435
Mixed 350
SusWrite 423
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 45.4
162% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 210
178% 257 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$160
273GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 304 326 341 341 335 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 364
Write 328
Mixed 322
SusWrite 328
76% 335 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 48.8
160% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 197
149% 201 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 30.5
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 33.3
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 Taichi Builds (Compare 593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,030
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