Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics147% 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 Drive90.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140613
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 16 '17 at 01:24
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$286
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
75.3% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 583
65% 498 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 570
Reflection 526
Parallax 612
150% 569 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 569
Splatting 290
148% 382 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 147%
Great: 146%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$292
673GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 403
Mixed 421
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 24.7
107% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 137
151% 256 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-049.A00LF 99U5471-050.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Anniversary Builds (Compare 648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $799
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