Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 63.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 11:40
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.8% Good
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 94.6
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 310
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 413
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk U110 128GB-$69
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U221000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 221
Write 146
Mixed 66.7
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 9.4
36% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 0.9
DQ Write 2.3
DQ Mixed 0.8
1% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 49%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$228
521GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 646 632 650 650 650 650 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 648
Write 670
Mixed 627
SusWrite 646
146% 648 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 59.8
208% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 1,142
750% 882 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 163%
Great: 309%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 137 150 146 142 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 41.3
Write 150
Mixed 38
SusWrite 146
68% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1866C10 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C10 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.1% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 15.6
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 82.8
48% 82.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 53%
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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 2,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $818
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