Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Run History
12 days ago, 12 days ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 14:42
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 92.3
1-Core 107
2-Core 211
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 372
55% 395 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 63 83 142 137 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 85.2
Write 92
Mixed 55.5
SusWrite 107
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3160812AS 160GB-$117
149GB free
Firmware: 3.AHL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 69 70 69 70 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
40% Average
Read 69.8
Write 38
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 69.5
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 19.1
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

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