Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (5th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 95 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 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 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics46.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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)
Boot Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime4 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 23:54
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.7% Average
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 154
60% 124 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 279
28% 224 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$184
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
46.5% Average
Lighting 172
Reflection 147
Parallax 168
44% 162 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 182
Splatting 142
49% 154 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 121 97 77 76 67 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62.7% Good
Read 241
Write 267
Mixed 238
SusWrite 120
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 33.3
96% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 345
258% 343 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 125%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$90
296GB free
Firmware: CC14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 76 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 51.5
Write 62.4
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 74.2
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
22.2% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.5
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 4.4
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 5.6
15% 5.13 GB/s
Latency 372
11% 372 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 4,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $753
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