Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:05
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 i5-4690K-$235
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 380
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 403
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
42.5% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 78.2
Parallax 166
43% 124 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 112
Splatting 85
34% 86.2 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
472GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 410
Mixed 136
52% 230 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 50.1
181% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 5
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 0.73
42% 91.6 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$129
12GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 489
Write 344
Mixed 336
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 21.3
122% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 57.5
105% 212 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
201GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 141
Mixed 92.4
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.18
79% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 106%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$6
0GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 125
Write 41.2
Mixed 48.9
76% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 1.05
113% 4.21 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 71%
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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 1,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $807
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