Asrock Z77 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 69.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.34% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z77 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 800 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '18 at 07:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-2500-$134
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.3% Good
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 360
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 362
54% 360 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560-$180
EVGA(3842 1469) 2GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
1.34% Terrible
Lighting 6
Reflection 3.2
Parallax 0.8
1% 3.33 fps
MRender 3.1
Gravity 3.2
Splatting 3.7
1% 3.33 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 1.34%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
33GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 373
Write 361
Mixed 370
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 16.9
77% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 16.9
39% 75.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 104%
Toshiba MK5076GSX 500GB-$54
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 69.4
Write 68.1
Mixed 65.3
51% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.26
69% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 11,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $947
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