Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive97.6% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
8 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 01:32
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590S-$200
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.8% Good
1-Core 108
2-Core 202
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 385
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4276
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.16% Terrible
Lighting 15.1
Reflection 17.6
Parallax 21.5
4% 18.1 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.4
4% 15.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.16%
Great: 4%
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Asus(1043 8616) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
27.5% Poor
Lighting 106
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 104
27% 92.2 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 103
Splatting 75
28% 86.4 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 421 413 433 409 419 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 430
Mixed 311
SusWrite 416
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.3
149% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 150
122% 164 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 110%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$22
285GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 116 118 118 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 124
Write 111
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 117
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 78%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
379GB free
Firmware: CR100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 80 81 81 81 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 79.1
Write 81.2
Mixed 52
SusWrite 81.1
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 45%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$22
234GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 97 98 98 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 95.8
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 97.5
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 20.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.5%
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 3,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $131

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $773
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