Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics81.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.8% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '18 at 11:54
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 21%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 89.3
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 185
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 445
48% 375 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.1% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 115
Parallax 107
84% 108 fps
MRender 97.6
Gravity 96.6
Splatting 102
59% 98.6 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 345 359 377 368 351 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 363
Write 375
Mixed 297
SusWrite 351
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 30.5
111% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 239
204% 299 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 110%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$110
2TB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 153 166 162 156 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 224
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 162
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.7
178% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92%
Great: 111%
SanDisk Wireless Stick 128GB
94GB free, PID 55a9
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 6.8 7.4 4.6 3.3 7.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
2.23% Terrible
Read 6
Write 4.7
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 6
7% 5.35 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
4% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.23%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 17.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $887
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