Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.5% 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 Drive174% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:53
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$200
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 215
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 412
57% 414 Pts
64-Core 409
27% 409 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
PwrHis(1787 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1140 MHz, MLim: 1313 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 155
Reflection 96
Parallax 202
41% 151 fps
MRender 71
Gravity 140
Splatting 104
36% 105 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 614 596 590 592 591 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 652
Write 604
Mixed 576
SusWrite 604
137% 609 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 80
260% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 542
DQ Mixed 309
325% 541 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 174%
Great: 316%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $990
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