Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 61.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151013
Uptime16.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:54
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-4590-$288
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
61.9% Good
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 86.9
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 312
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 390
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 197
Parallax 212
69% 213 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 165
74% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST3250620AS 240GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 144 166 169 163 110 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 510
Write 488
Mixed 380
SusWrite 175
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 39.6
145% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 191
188% 300 MB/s
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 177 181 182 182 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 135
Mixed 85
SusWrite 181
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
UFD 2.0 Silicon-Power8G 8GB
5GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.95% Terrible
Read 21.5
Write 2
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 5.3
10% 9.5 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.95%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-017.A00LF 99U5471-012.A00LF 9905471-079.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
33.4% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 86.9
46% 86.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 36%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro3 Builds (Compare 678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $844
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