Asrock H97M

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.5% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97M  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140430
Uptime22.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:37
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4670K-$270
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 374
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 400
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
23% Poor
Lighting 69.8
Reflection 46.1
Parallax 67.4
21% 61.1 fps
MRender 54.9
Gravity 70.7
Splatting 40.3
24% 55.3 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Drevo X1 SSD 240GB
84GB free
Firmware: Q0322A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 464
Mixed 487
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 22.5
109% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 19.1
98% 222 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 105%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$49
747GB free
Firmware: AX001U Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 101
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.4
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Builds (Compare 96 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 28%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock H97M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $405
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