Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 67.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.92% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 09 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-4590-$125
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67.7% Good
SC Int 43.9
SC Float 52.6
SC Mixed 64.5
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 398
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 391
60% 401 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
4.92% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 17.1
Parallax 21.7
5% 16.8 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 7
Splatting 18
5% 13 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.92%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$66
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 79 91 67 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
46% Average
Read 82.4
Write 26.4
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 77.9
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
27.2% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.3
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 3,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $947
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