Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive98.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 29 '19 at 03:59
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
58.8% Above average
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 194
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 365
50% 367 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
Gigabyte(1458 226E) 1GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1150 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
13% Very poor
Lighting 37.5
Reflection 34
Parallax 48.4
13% 40 fps
MRender 28.8
Gravity 32.4
Splatting 33.4
13% 31.5 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 13%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 176 173 179 177 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 480
Mixed 365
SusWrite 204
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43.7
164% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 205
190% 292 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 21
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 4,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $769
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