Asrock H97M Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.1% 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 Drive75.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateAug 24 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-4790K-$339
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 395
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 640
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 221
Parallax 265
77% 242 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 215
Splatting 154
77% 179 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 93%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$88
21GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 462
Write 295
Mixed 242
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 15.1
104% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 49.7
77% 150 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 8.4
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31%
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 H97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97M Pro4 - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $908
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