Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Gaming 64%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:07
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$332
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 430
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 645
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 182
Parallax 192
63% 195 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 192
Splatting 134
66% 153 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$83
115GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 464
Write 253
Mixed 224
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 11.9
83% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 57.7
DQ Mixed 27.6
52% 110 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$39
414GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 149
Write 132
Mixed 92
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.22
101% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 KHX1600C10D3/4G Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C-H9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.2% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
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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 2,225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $805
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