Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:06
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$365
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 450
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 659
98% 651 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1619 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 199
Parallax 220
71% 218 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 211
Splatting 142
75% 172 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 139
Write 138
Mixed 131
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.29
90% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.2
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 2,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $893
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