Asrock Z97 Pro4

Performance Results

Gaming 78%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 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 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 03 '18 at 08:51
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 513
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 513
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2224 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 199
Parallax 220
73% 221 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 212
Splatting 166
78% 181 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
66GB free
Firmware: DC8110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 418
Mixed 435
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 39.6
150% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 103
131% 235 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 99%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$236
50GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 493
Mixed 511
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 49.5
182% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 171
181% 299 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 123%
Great: 120%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
574GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 154
Write 148
Mixed 142
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.33
124% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 24.1
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 25.8
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Pro4 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $815
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