Asrock Z97 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 07:55
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-4790K-$365
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 118
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 396
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 633
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
PNY(196E 104B) 3GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
61.5% Good
Lighting 166
Reflection 130
Parallax 238
59% 178 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 182
Splatting 111
63% 145 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 136 163 168 169 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 154
Write 162
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 157
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
44.7% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.8
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $642
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