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ASRock Z170 Extreme4 / Extreme4+ (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 17, 2015 4:46 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASRock

CPU, Memory, and System Benchmarks

 

CINEBENCH 11.5

 

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wPrime

 

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AIDA64 AES and HASH

 

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AIDA64 FPU

 

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AIDA64 Memory

 

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PCMark8 Home Test

 

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3DMark: Cloud Gate

 

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3DMark: Fire Strike

 

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Resident Evil 6

 

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ASRock has an option in their UEFI called multi-core enhancement which overrides Intel's standard Turbo procedures in favor of that of the manufacturer, it is enabled in these benchmark tests. Some motherboard reviewers put a lot of weight into motherboard benchmarks, but for me benchmarks on motherboards should be more about finding anomalies and I do that at standard settings (4G in graphs).

 

Looking at the 4G results, ASRock has tuned the motherboard to perform well across the board, on average it is a pretty good motherboard; not the fastest, but definitely not the slowest.

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