Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '17 at 16:55
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-4670K-$261
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.4
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 327
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 405
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
MSI(1462 3050) 2GB
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 87.7
Parallax 146
38% 115 fps
MRender 64
Gravity 93.6
Splatting 91.6
36% 83.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$110
52GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 474
Write 176
Mixed 265
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 12.6
96% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 53.6
76% 140 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 78%
Samsung Spinpoint MP4 2.5" 640GB
311GB free
Firmware: 2AK10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 84.5
Mixed 87.2
66% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.35
96% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 61%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
109GB free
Firmware: AM003M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 50.7
Write 46.3
Mixed 45.7
36% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.09
20% 0.18 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 60%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
18GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44% Average
Read 87.5
Write 65.5
Mixed 62.7
54% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.26
99% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 44%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.6
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,275 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $830
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