Asrock Z97 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.17% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '20 at 09:34
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 127
2-Core 258
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 651
72% 555 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card 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 as expected (60th percentile)
3.17% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18
Parallax 21.2
3% 17.1 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 18.1
3% 15.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.17%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 526ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 151 164 166 168 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 383
Write 166
Mixed 251
SusWrite 161
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48
174% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 188
144% 196 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
823GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 167 165 168 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 150
Mixed 87.1
SusWrite 167
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-069.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.2
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 1,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $779
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HDDRAMUSB
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