Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.1% 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 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory0.8 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 13:03
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 Pentium G3258-$80
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.6% Good
SC Int 131
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 269
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 263
39% 262 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5850
MSI(1462 8034) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Lighting 68
Reflection 34
Parallax 65.5
21% 55.8 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 50.1
Splatting 38.6
16% 37.4 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$53
832GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 185
Mixed 175
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.34
105% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
717GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 169
Mixed 161
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-151.A00LF 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.2% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 10.6
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 11.4
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 30%
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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 1,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $940
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