Asrock Z97 Professional

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Professional  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 19:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-4690K-$220
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 475
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 481
MC Mixed 471
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 188
Parallax 229
68% 211 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 200
Splatting 141
72% 166 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$329
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 435 362 422 354 311 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 383
Write 451
Mixed 330
SusWrite 391
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 39.4
164% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 318
241% 325 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 25.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 89%
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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 Z97 Professional Builds (Compare 250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Professional - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $987
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