Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.23% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '21 at 01:00
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$175
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 78.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 218
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 430
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card 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 (58th percentile)
3.23% Terrible
Lighting 4.4
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 8.7
4% 5.4 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 2.9
Splatting 5.9
3% 5.17 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.23%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 453 427 350 410 475 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 446
Mixed 265
SusWrite 424
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 38.5
145% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 156
163% 270 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 14.4
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $917
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