Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive76.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:51
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$188
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68.8% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 90.3
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 365
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 361
55% 364 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 211
Parallax 234
74% 230 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 218
Splatting 149
76% 177 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 120GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSBG200
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 439
Write 392
Mixed 259
SusWrite 70.3
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 46.4
140% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 242
177% 233 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
102GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 168 168 165 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 162
Mixed 96
SusWrite 166
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
38.2% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 11.4
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 12.1
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 39%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro3 Builds (Compare 678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $844
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