Asrock H97M Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:00
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-4690-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 426
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 425
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 154
Parallax 244
66% 198 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 158
Splatting 171
63% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$90
131GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 455
Write 277
Mixed 246
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 11.5
59% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 47.8
82% 160 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 84%
Hitachi HDS721075KLA330 750GB-$95
271GB free
Firmware: GK8OAB0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 67.7
Write 73.1
Mixed 75.8
55% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.34
79% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 47%
Hitachi HDT722520DLA380 200GB
21GB free
Firmware: V44OA91A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Read 38.9
Write 36.5
Mixed 35.8
28% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.32
103% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL9-9-9 D3-1333 Kingston 9905474-050.A00LF 1319 CL9-9-9 D3-1333 Kingston 9905474-050.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.2% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16.9
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Anniversary Builds (Compare 630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97M Anniversary

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $685
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