Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Gaming 15%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.53% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive149% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151006
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:30
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 below expectations (30th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 402
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 393
61% 406 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.53% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 18.7
Parallax 22.1
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 18.7
6% 15.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.53%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$140
65GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 1,641
Write 589
Mixed 891
228% 1,040 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 27.1
146% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 25.4
40% 73.1 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 149%
Great: 234%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$125
513GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
47% Average
Read 84.6
Write 79.2
Mixed 74.5
60% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.36
81% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme6 Builds (Compare 1,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,012
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