Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.2% 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 Drive89.7% 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.
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 (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:32
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-4790K-$365
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 139
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 466
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 724
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 228
Parallax 246
76% 240 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 225
Splatting 160
80% 185 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD6SP1M256G1102 256GB
132GB free
Firmware: X231302 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 425
Mixed 311
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 23.7
132% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 46.9
78% 150 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 91%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 508
Write 412
Mixed 420
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 24.5
141% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 24
30% 51.6 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$62
225GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 66.8
Write 59
Mixed 66
48% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.26
61% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 57%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
183GB free
Firmware: JA0OA4D0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Read 58.9
Write 33.7
Mixed 47.9
35% 46.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.16
48% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1885 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $775
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