Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56% 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 Drive40% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateSep 08 '17 at 04:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.4% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 364
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 395
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
56% Above average
Lighting 150
Reflection 155
Parallax 208
53% 171 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 129
Splatting 175
58% 142 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 56%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
55GB free
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
40% Below average
Read 442
Write 236
Mixed 289
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 4.38
4K Write 8.37
4K Mixed 8.36
22% 7.04 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 7.29
DQ Mixed 9.3
9% 15.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40%
Great: 50%
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB-$43
378GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3BF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45% Average
Read 89.2
Write 67.7
Mixed 69.7
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.41
92% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 15.2
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 1,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $900
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