Asrock Z97 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:13
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4460-$175
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
60.6% Good
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 89.8
73% 91.3 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 306
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 296
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 181
Parallax 200
62% 194 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 191
Splatting 128
68% 158 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 474
Write 308
Mixed 223
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 12
74% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 16
53% 116 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
859GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 165
Mixed 176
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
ADATA HV620 1TB
693GB free, PID a31a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 96.5
Write 84.1
Mixed 39
87% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.21
20% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Dark-1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.9
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $609
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