Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51% 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:52
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-4590-$286
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 365
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 356
55% 365 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 174
Parallax 194
60% 188 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 187
Splatting 124
67% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
11GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 487
Write 103
Mixed 223
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 7.72
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 6.5
69% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 44.3
58% 103 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
162GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 115
Write 129
Mixed 104
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.31
95% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 84%
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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 1,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $799
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