Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.6% 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 Drive115% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '21 at 21:39
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$175
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
79% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 207
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 428
58% 427 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Lighting 47.7
Reflection 48.5
Parallax 43.3
39% 46.5 fps
MRender 37.8
Gravity 43.4
Splatting 37.9
34% 39.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 290 305 309 300 222 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 469
Mixed 383
SusWrite 283
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 58.5
196% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 353
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
29.6% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.27 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,968 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $838
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