Asrock H97M Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.1% 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)
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateApr 02 '19 at 19:20
Run Duration325 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$185
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
57.2% Above average
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 176
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 311
43% 313 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$135
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1475 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.3.3
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 103
Parallax 106
26% 102 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 113
Splatting 80
31% 97.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 617 315 306 306 306 306 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 74% Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
589GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 188 190 189 189 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 154
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 187
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.8%
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 Anniversary Builds (Compare 1,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Anniversary

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $654
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