Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 71.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:03
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 (16th percentile)
71.8% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 364
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 360
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 172
Parallax 185
58% 181 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 174
Splatting 122
63% 146 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$194
219GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 425
Mixed 469
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 37.8
134% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 73
110% 206 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 104%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$110
41GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 395
Mixed 417
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 42.5
152% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 81.4
124% 237 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
52.6% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 60%
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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 2,007 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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