Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
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 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150126
Uptime10.6 Days
Run DateNov 07 '21 at 00:31
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$165
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 507
69% 507 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
3.51% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 40.7
Parallax 8.5
4% 17.9 fps
MRender 9
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 6.2
3% 6.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.51%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$80
115GB free
Firmware: DC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 203 235 252 237 246 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 375
Write 276
Mixed 279
SusWrite 235
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 40.8
160% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39.6
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 49.1
49% 74.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 90%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 69 84 77 92 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 110
Mixed 65.4
SusWrite 74.1
64% 87.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
209GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 156 157 156 156 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 145
Mixed 102
SusWrite 156
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 61%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 9R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 50% 18 304 235 60 37" 1920 1080 VIZ0050 VO370M
History: Score 43: 6R 2G 7B | Score 45: 9R 0G 0B
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Gaming
Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $757
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