Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-4690-$250
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 413
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 394
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
Gigabyte(1458 3730) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 374
Parallax 384
115% 374 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 363
Splatting 237
121% 279 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 119%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB-$182
35GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 461
Write 213
Mixed 253
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 14.8
110% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 18
DQ Write 12.1
DQ Mixed 14.7
11% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro3 Builds (Compare 353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $775
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