Asrock Z97 Professional

Performance Results

Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Professional  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140709
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 21:27
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 90
1-Core 128
2-Core 242
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 645
74% 565 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 114
Parallax 230
113% 162 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 133
Splatting 159
105% 135 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
414GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 344 346 349 349 333 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 363
Write 346
Mixed 321
SusWrite 344
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 50.3
165% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 213
163% 220 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
632GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 94 107 113 80 71 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 163
Write 152
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 94.1
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
28.3% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 7.8
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.2
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Professional Builds (Compare 113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 46%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Professional - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $887
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