Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 80%
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Desktop 83%
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Workstation 64%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:31
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$326
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 450
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 705
104% 697 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Lighting 271
Reflection 222
Parallax 241
80% 245 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 237
Splatting 186
85% 199 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 78%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.94% Terrible
Lighting 12.6
Reflection 19.5
Parallax 23.8
5% 18.6 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.7
6% 16.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.94%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
43GB free
Firmware: Z220 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 509
Write 364
Mixed 401
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 4.55
124% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 19.5
75% 164 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.5
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63%
Great: 65%
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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 1,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $809
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