Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics113% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151013
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 20:18
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 99.4
SC Mixed 97.4
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 319
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 332
50% 330 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 339
Parallax 354
108% 346 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 356
Splatting 229
116% 267 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 113%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
490GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 140
Write 144
Mixed 135
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.26
114% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.8
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro3 Builds (Compare 552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $652
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