Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 19:47
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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)
75.1% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 239
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 634
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 178
Parallax 215
63% 197 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 188
Splatting 123
67% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$105
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 424 436 425 449 447 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 438
Mixed 419
SusWrite 434
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55.1
189% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
219GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 316 325 317 328 327 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 318
Mixed 281
SusWrite 322
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 38.9
149% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 181
154% 219 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 98%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 146 142 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 150
Write 146
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 145
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
67.4% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 21.4
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 21.8
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 72%
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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 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 3,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $962
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HDDRAMUSB
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