Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive124% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 19:32
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ARM-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
88% 150 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 461
65% 472 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 45% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$190
484GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 457 466 470 480 479 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 453
Mixed 449
SusWrite 466
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 57.2
189% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 348
266% 359 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 124%
Great: 133%
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 750GB-$52
693GB free
Firmware: JE4AD70A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 92 93 93 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 90.1
Write 88.5
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 92.1
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXRG 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $917
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HDDRAMUSB
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