Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. 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 63.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 00:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.3% Good
1-Core 112
2-Core 218
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 471
55% 417 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.4% Above average
Lighting 104
Reflection 179
Parallax 188
42% 157 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 187
Splatting 153
67% 158 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Microsoft Storage Space Device 238GB
126GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 401 434 427 378 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 401
Write 417
Mixed 276
SusWrite 406
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 32.4
115% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 131
140% 229 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 66 74 82 80 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 174
Write 154
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 72.7
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
231% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.5
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 73%
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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 Pro4 Builds (Compare 2,813 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 Pro4 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $834
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