Asrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 74.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.5% 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 Drive91.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150319
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 18:51
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4690-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
74.6% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 375
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 399
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 213
Parallax 234
74% 230 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 218
Splatting 149
77% 178 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 336 353 344 343 343 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 350
Write 336
Mixed 259
SusWrite 345
73% 323 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 39
148% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 202
162% 229 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 134%
Corsair Flash Voyager USB 3.0 16GB-$46
11GB free, PID 1a03
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 20 21 21 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 30.8
Write 21.5
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 20.4
26% 20.5 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
31% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4/3.1 Builds (Compare 73 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $795
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