Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 14.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 22% 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 Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141217
Uptime8.5 Days
Run DateJun 28 '17 at 18:37
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 79%
CPU Throttled 22%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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-$235
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
SC Int 16.3
SC Float 22.4
SC Mixed 22.7
16% 20.5 Pts
QC Int 72.8
QC Float 72.2
QC Mixed 69.3
16% 71.4 Pts
MC Int 76.3
MC Float 84.8
MC Mixed 86.9
12% 82.7 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 141
Reflection 177
Parallax 240
55% 186 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 219
Splatting 152
77% 179 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 89%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$407
129GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 498
Write 309
Mixed 358
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 28.5
95% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 53.3
55% 89.6 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
38.5% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 6.3
16% 5.43 GB/s
Latency 192
21% 192 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme6 Builds (Compare 1,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,062
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