Asrock Z97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.2% 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 Drive45.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 17:38
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$360
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 446
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 628
93% 619 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 85.6
Parallax 142
38% 112 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 85.7
34% 79.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 120GB-$60
20GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 439
Write 74.8
Mixed 138
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 7.37
76% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 0.29
12% 26.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 61%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
550GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 87
Write 100
Mixed 84.5
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.16
73% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 102%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$66
321GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 161
Mixed 148
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
111% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-2133C9-4GAB 0420 F3-2133C9-4GAB 0420 F3-17000CL9-4GBXM 0420 F3-17000CL9-4GBXM 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 27.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Pro4 - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,041
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