Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.7% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:30
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 380
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 587
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 174
Parallax 189
61% 188 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 184
Splatting 121
66% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 57 59 64 67 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 12.5
Write 46.5
Mixed 20.1
SusWrite 57.7
25% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
31.8% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 8.7
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 9.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 2,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $657
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