Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 16 '16 at 23:24
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 below expectations (34th percentile)
76.2% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 231
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 603
64% 501 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3673) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 263
Reflection 220
Parallax 237
69% 240 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 227
Splatting 155
63% 183 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 162
Mixed 157
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 1.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0302
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66% Good
Read 110
Write 120
Mixed 120
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.32
97% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 66%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme6 Builds (Compare 3,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,051
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