Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '18 at 21:03
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 652
75% 574 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 453
Reflection 396
Parallax 418
119% 422 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 422
Splatting 255
112% 307 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 128GB-$103
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 490
Write 145
Mixed 231
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14.3
122% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 14.2
27% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
890GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 164
Mixed 158
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.35
128% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.1% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 63%
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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 612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $773
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