Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:33
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4790K-$352
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 414
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 658
98% 655 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
61.2% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 171
Parallax 189
58% 182 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 175
Splatting 121
64% 147 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$109
88GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 100%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 147
Write 160
Mixed 146
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 20.9
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 24.2
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 2,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $815
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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