Asrock H97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 61.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140729
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 30 '17 at 19:46
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i5-4690-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.4% Good
SC Int 102
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.7
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 285
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 382
58% 385 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0412) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
4.73% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 16.6
Parallax 21.7
5% 16.7 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 18.6
5% 12.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.73%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 191
Parallax 204
66% 205 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 202
Splatting 160
71% 166 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
14GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 30% Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$61
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 162
Write 127
Mixed 119
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.14
64% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
97GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 181
Write 119
Mixed 117
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.26
88% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.4% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 9.4
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97 Pro4 - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $787
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