Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:49
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 337
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 419
63% 423 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 163
Parallax 183
62% 186 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 200
Splatting 133
71% 163 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
61GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 156
Write 126
Mixed 119
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 15.8
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 2,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $924
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