Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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. 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive171% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770S-$439
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 219
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 550
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73%
Great: 73%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
3.77% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 16.6
Parallax 21.2
4% 16.6 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 17.7
4% 15.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.77%
Great: 4%
AMD RX 5700-XT-$404
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 311
Parallax 760
126% 501 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 412
Splatting 374
110% 345 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
924GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 701 710 687 684 679 687 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 666
Write 697
Mixed 673
SusWrite 691
154% 682 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 63.2
221% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 750
DQ Mixed 1,039
704% 854 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 171%
Great: 271%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C8 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1608 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 3,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $936
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