Asrock Z97 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive112% 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.
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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140508
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 18:29
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$208
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 171
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 546
55% 434 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$145
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 32.2
Parallax 38.8
33% 37.1 fps
MRender 38.3
Gravity 39.4
Splatting 37.5
23% 38.4 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 437 409 344 345 348 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 442
Mixed 413
SusWrite 354
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 64.4
215% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 13.4
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 3.6
34% 73 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 129%
Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 174 177 178 176 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 142
Write 151
Mixed 72.6
SusWrite 172
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 90%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
225GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 184 184 186 187 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 172
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 174
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 7.9
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 8.5
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $833
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