Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 27 '20 at 14:15
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$95
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 92.6
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 183
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 356
48% 354 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
49.6% Average
Lighting 62.9
Reflection 65.8
Parallax 74.8
51% 67.8 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 58.6
Splatting 53.1
48% 58.9 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 158 102 94 90 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 426
Write 418
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 136
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 21.5
115% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 186
154% 225 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$37
466GB free
Firmware: CC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 125 123 124 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 128
Write 127
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 124
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 71%
Hitachi HDT721032SLA360 320GB-$26
257GB free
Firmware: ST2OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 88 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 96.5
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 90.1
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 59%
WD Elements 500GB
329GB free, PID 1078
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 99 97 96 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 98
127% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 19.4
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 2,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $908
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