Asrock H97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock H97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:31
Run Duration70 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 367
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 541
81% 541 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 204
Reflection 169
60% 187 fps
Poor: 55% Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 165
Mixed 151
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 15.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock H97 Pro4 - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $720
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