Asrock H97M Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 (45th 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 i5-4460-$190
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
61.8% Good
SC Int 85.1
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 88.3
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 314
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 332
52% 349 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$170
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1475 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.3.3
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 103
Parallax 106
31% 102 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 113
Splatting 80
42% 97.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
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: 72% Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
589GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 188 190 189 189 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th 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: 48%
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 (52nd 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: 28%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical H97M Anniversary Builds (Compare 1,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Anniversary

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $656
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