Asrock Z97E-ITX/ac

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
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.
Run History
16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 10 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 9 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 8 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 7 hrs ago, 6 hrs ago, 5 hrs ago, 5 hrs ago, 5 hrs ago, 4 hrs ago, 4 hrs ago, 4 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 2 hrs ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 1 hr ago, 39 mins ago, 34 mins ago, 30 mins ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsrock Z97E-ITX/ac  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160429
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:34
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 444
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 615
MC Mixed 608
90% 601 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1622 MHz, MLim: 1994 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 207
Parallax 253
76% 233 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 220
Splatting 145
78% 181 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
207GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 160
Write 106
Mixed 144
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.18
79% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2438 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.8
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 28.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 44.3
90% 44.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97E-ITX/ac Builds (Compare 337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97E-ITX/ac - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,026
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