Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.6% 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 Drive110% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:27
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$232
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 482
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 483
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 285
Reflection 263
Parallax 322
92% 290 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 264
Splatting 178
89% 206 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$89
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 136 125 121 113 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 489
Mixed 393
SusWrite 156
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.9
207% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 04.05G09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 77 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 75.8
Write 81.7
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 77.4
53% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
175% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 62%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 32.5
Mixed 30.3
SusWrite 36.7
46% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 26.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $604
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HDDRAMUSB
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