Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive141% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 19:01
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 81.4
SC Mixed 96
75% 93.3 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 404
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 392
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$175
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 182
Parallax 268
69% 216 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 200
Splatting 131
70% 160 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG Gammix S11 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 403 633 394 165 301 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 704
Write 212
Mixed 630
SusWrite 398
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 79.8
265% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 68.2
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 89.8
77% 109 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 141%
Great: 288%
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB-$110
89GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 431 392 445 422 451 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 430
Write 457
Mixed 339
SusWrite 417
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 40.7
164% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 42.9
48% 76.7 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 109%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$140
613GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 117 117 118 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 139
Write 120
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 117
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1
224% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 19
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58%
Great: 64%
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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 Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $780
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