Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive87.7% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160613
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-4590-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 96
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 97.2
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 387
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 388
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 302
Parallax 319
105% 323 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 304
Splatting 233
106% 247 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 498
Write 399
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 23.2
138% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 43.8
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 35.6
36% 57 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 134%
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$38
433GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 77.3
Write 76.8
Mixed 80
59% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.43
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.2
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $957
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