Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive73.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 376
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 559
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 31% Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 374
Write 354
Mixed 362
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 22.1
115% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 21.9
26% 44.4 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 126%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
77GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 473
Write 338
Mixed 337
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 22.7
102% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 40.1
74% 147 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 76.4
Write 134
Mixed 121
84% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.05
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.13
42% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 81.7
Write 134
Mixed 86.8
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.11
46% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 72%
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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 2,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $984
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HDDRAMUSB
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