Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:48
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$205
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 93.9
SC Mixed 93
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 275
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 296
43% 288 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$700
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 161
Parallax 287
75% 221 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 174
Splatting 180
67% 160 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$118
25GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 697
Write 515
Mixed 522
128% 578 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 22.7
148% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 123
141% 242 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 116%
Great: 270%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
597GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 123
Write 144
Mixed 134
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.28
92% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $896
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