Asrock Z97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.7% 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 02:15
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 425
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 411
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 188
Parallax 206
67% 206 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 200
Splatting 134
71% 163 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 240GB
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM07.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 493
Write 22.6
Mixed 49.9
40% 188 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 6.49
89% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 10
36% 75.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
873GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 172
Mixed 168
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.33
130% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
60% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Pro4 - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $758
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