Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

Gaming 79%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 60%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:57
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 3.55 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 560
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 566
85% 564 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 106%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1685 MHz, MLim: 1947 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 208
Parallax 249
73% 229 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 217
Splatting 147
77% 179 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 420
Mixed 435
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.7
200% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 89.4
136% 259 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$50
817GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 172
Mixed 143
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 1.04
252% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2164 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 27
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 27.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 80%
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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 358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $794
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