Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 10.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.6% 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 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 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 02:03
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$235
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
SC Int 3.7
SC Float 4
SC Mixed 6.3
4% 4.67 Pts
QC Int 123
QC Float 82
QC Mixed 63.9
20% 89.6 Pts
MC Int 91.1
MC Float 85.6
MC Mixed 94.8
14% 90.5 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
EVGA(3842 6267) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 167
Reflection 147
Parallax 222
58% 179 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 218
Splatting 167
77% 179 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
252GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 469
Mixed 508
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 33.7
122% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 107
107% 172 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 124%
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
177GB free
Firmware: DC8110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 469
Write 398
Mixed 444
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 13.6
91% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 99.1
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 73.5
82% 134 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
631GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 151
Mixed 142
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.33
132% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance (0th percentile)
6.26% Terrible
MC Read 0.3
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 0.9
7% 2.53 GB/s
SC Read 0.1
SC Write 0.8
SC Mixed 0.3
1% 0.4 GB/s
Latency 806
5% 806 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 6.26%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $805
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HDDRAMUSB
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