Asrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 79%
Workstation 59%
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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.1% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 06 '19 at 21:12
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
78.5% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 238
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 639
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$699
Zotac(19DA 4500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 495
Reflection 412
Parallax 548
130% 485 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 419
Splatting 243
120% 345 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 120%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 85 72 77 74 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 297
Mixed 365
SusWrite 115
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.5
190% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 357
255% 326 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 125%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB-$65
192GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 359 397 400 403 410 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 421
Mixed 237
SusWrite 394
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 36.4
108% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 285
232% 331 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4/3.1 Builds (Compare 135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $801
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