Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.5% 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 Drive55.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 16:02
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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)
78.8% Very good
Memory 83.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 430
58% 429 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
54.5% Above average
Lighting 68.6
Reflection 72
Parallax 64.7
56% 68.4 fps
MRender 68.5
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 58.2
53% 64.2 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 82 89 82 84 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 213
Write 120
Mixed 169
SusWrite 85
33% 147 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 26.2
124% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 77.5
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 98.4
75% 99.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
925GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 179 179 180 180 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 162
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 174
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
52.3% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Anniversary Builds (Compare 350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $873
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