Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140508
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:41
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 (58th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 429
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 438
65% 435 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 161
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 228
57% 160 fps
MRender 70.9
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
48% 110 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 367
Write 246
Mixed 253
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 17.7
107% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 56.7
DQ Mixed 18.7
22% 38.7 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
114GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 106
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.38
139% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.4
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62%
Great: 62%
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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 2,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $969
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