Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 12:36
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$280
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Memory 84.4
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 187
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 348
50% 359 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S064G 63GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.2.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,113
Write 33
Mixed 43.5
221% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 394
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.4
600% 132 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 47%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 238GB
161GB free
Firmware: 0.1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 460
Write 334
Mixed 309
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 39.2
138% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 249
209% 303 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 98%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 72 73 73 69 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 61.5
Write 115
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 71.3
51% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 2.2
388% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 20GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.7% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.1
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Anniversary Builds (Compare 226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $713
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