Asrock H97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80.5% 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.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 05:02
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i3-4160-$120
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
50.8% Above average
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 83.9
SC Mixed 83.9
68% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 246
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 200
34% 228 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
34.2% Below average
Lighting 104
Reflection 68.1
Parallax 151
37% 108 fps
MRender 50.7
Gravity 96.9
Splatting 73.3
32% 73.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$95
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2316RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 189 175 206 149 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 446
Write 243
Mixed 188
SusWrite 185
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 33.1
134% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 104
114% 195 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
198GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 182 182 182 181 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 162
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 181
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
27.2% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 7.1
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97 Pro4 - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $579
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