Asrock H97 Pro4

Performance Results

Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 72%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140729
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:35
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 453
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 485
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 92.9
Parallax 154
41% 122 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 101
Splatting 91.4
37% 86.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$59
29GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 505
Write 34.1
Mixed 83.5
44% 208 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 0.04
67% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 5.98
41% 87.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
415GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 163
Mixed 160
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.32
133% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 21
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65.8%
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 H97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97 Pro4 - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $730
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