Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 12:10
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 90.1
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 461
62% 456 Pts
64-Core 450
30% 450 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
59% Above average
Lighting 219
Reflection 190
Parallax 294
57% 234 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 218
Splatting 133
59% 167 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk U110 128GB-$69
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U221000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 304
Write 235
Mixed 38.8
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 10.7
36% 9.6 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 51%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$176
521GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 610 672 662 624 643 636 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 657
Write 647
Mixed 667
SusWrite 641
148% 653 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 65.2
224% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 1,184
771% 898 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 169%
Great: 309%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$108
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 156 153 154 153 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 175
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 153
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.2%
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
53.2% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $829
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