Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.3% 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 Drive87.6% 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.
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:56
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$190
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 99.7
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 360
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 370
56% 372 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1440 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Lighting 98.1
Reflection 91.2
Parallax 135
34% 108 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 78
Splatting 93.6
32% 78.7 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$51
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 215 67 112 166 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 453
Write 422
Mixed 377
SusWrite 168
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 42
142% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 203
189% 291 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
596GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 158 162 164 164 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 140
Write 132
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 162
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
51.2% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $889
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