Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.55% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive42.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140522
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '16 at 07:18
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-4690-$232
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 429
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 421
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 84%
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. 20.19.15.4331
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.55% Terrible
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 22.6
5% 18 fps
MRender 19.3
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 18.9
6% 15.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.55%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 474
Write 186
Mixed 266
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 0.007
4K Mixed 6.06
43% 9.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
1TB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 55.6
Write 54.7
Mixed 53.5
41% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.41
112% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 73%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$23
1TB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 57
Write 57.8
Mixed 55.7
43% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
113% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 44%
Hitachi HTS543232A7A384 320GB-$35
1TB free
Firmware: ES2O
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 52.3
Write 57
Mixed 53.8
41% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.33
101% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 46%
WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB-$78
1TB free
Firmware: 02.01C03
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 56.7
Write 55.9
Mixed 54.8
42% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.44
110% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 35%
Samsung HM100UI 1TB-$47
872GB free
Firmware: 2AM10001
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 93.7
Write 89
Mixed 88.6
68% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.31
80% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905402-544.A00LF 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 9905402-544.A00LF 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme6 Builds (Compare 3,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,074
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