Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151006
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 20:46
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 43%

 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.5
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 433
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 431
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 180
Parallax 198
64% 196 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 187
Splatting 125
67% 155 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 70.7
71% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.6% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.1
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.6%
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 Extreme6 Builds (Compare 1,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $986
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