Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 80.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141217
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:56
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 420
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 417
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 87 83 84 76 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 317
Write 125
Mixed 185
SusWrite 82.7
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 36.1
158% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 136
107% 151 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
138GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 77 76 76 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 84.3
Write 77
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 76.7
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
103GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 160 162 160 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 135
Write 142
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 158
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
229GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 69 68 70 68 68 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 90.5
Write 78.7
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 68.5
61% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 75%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
597GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 148 146 148 149 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 158
Write 177
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 148
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.1% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $825
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