Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151013
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJul 30 '21 at 10:33
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$155
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 430
56% 413 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 91%
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. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.88% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 2.6
Parallax 6.9
3% 4.4 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 5
3% 5.23 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.88%
Great: 3%
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 184
Parallax 138
108% 152 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 120
Splatting 110
105% 139 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 489
Write 347
Mixed 159
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 28.6
138% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 126
137% 233 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 73: 9R 7G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
73% 44% 52 323 258 60 23.8" 1920 1080 DELA0B5 DELL S2415H
History: Score 28: 3R 2G 7B | Score 73: 9R 7G 7B
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $908
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