Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-4790-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
73.8% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 352
80% 356 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 567
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1550 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
50% Average
Lighting 157
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 208
54% 152 fps
MRender 68.9
Gravity 153
Splatting 99.1
47% 107 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
52% Above average
Read 485
Write 134
Mixed 165
57% 261 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 7.65
75% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 7.44
25% 50.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52%
Great: 74%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$60
2TB free
Firmware: MN6OA5C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 152
Mixed 122
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.19
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.47
134% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 86%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$67
240GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 167
Mixed 158
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.34
120% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 17.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60%
Great: 60%
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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 2,049 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $774
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