Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.3% 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:38
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 490
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 493
75% 498 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 308
Parallax 341
105% 329 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 309
Splatting 216
105% 243 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
32GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 410
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 27.6
152% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 27
35% 60.1 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
33.1% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.2
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 34%
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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 1,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $688
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