Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.02% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140729
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:30
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4460-$170
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.4
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 377
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 387
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance (0th percentile)
4.02% Terrible
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 8.8
Parallax 11.4
4% 10.5 fps
MRender 9.2
Gravity 10
Splatting 12.8
4% 10.7 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 4.02%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 128GB-$55
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 502
Write 151
Mixed 229
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 27
119% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 56
80% 151 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
169GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 97
Write 86.7
Mixed 82.8
67% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.31
100% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $934
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