Asrock Z97 Pro3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro3  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 15:45
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 512
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 525
MC Mixed 522
79% 528 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1639 MHz, MLim: 1877 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 200
Parallax 219
70% 217 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 213
Splatting 133
74% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 46 139 103 64 132 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32% Below average
Read 283
Write 87
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 101
30% 138 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 10.3
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 15.5
DQ Mixed 14.4
11% 14.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 32%
Great: 79%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
67GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 242 300 295 296 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 487
Mixed 399
SusWrite 301
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 65.6
226% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 355
269% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
423GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 112 113 114 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 128
Write 118
Mixed 77
SusWrite 113
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 74%
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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 Pro3 Builds (Compare 866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro3 - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $882
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HDDRAMUSB
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