Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 68.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140513
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 21:52
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$190
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
68.9% Good
SC Int 94
SC Float 92.8
SC Mixed 93.1
75% 93.3 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 360
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 372
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 142
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$149
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 286 278 285 265 268 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 400
Mixed 224
SusWrite 288
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 35.7
153% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 151
161% 267 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 107%
WD WD30EURS-63SPKY0 3TB
116GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 70 72 74 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 83.3
Write 73.8
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 72.2
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 79%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
161GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 67 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 79
Write 76.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 68.7
48% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 63%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
166GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 50 56 58 56 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 88.7
Write 100
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 55.7
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.7
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 19.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro3 Builds (Compare 589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $759
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