Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 22 '16 at 04:38
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-4790K-$339
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 133
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 459
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 699
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 16.150.0.0
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 148
Parallax 256
65% 198 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 150
Splatting 163
65% 143 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 150 120GB-$89
51GB free
Firmware: 1.2
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61% Good
Read 371
Write 173
Mixed 230
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 18.7
98% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 57.3
69% 120 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61%
Great: 107%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$187
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 97%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$18
105GB free
Firmware: 3.AHC Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 78.8
Write 68.1
Mixed 27.7
43% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.27
63% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 14.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $831
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