Asrock Z97 Extreme6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme6  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151006
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 13 '21 at 06:09
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$300
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 104
2-Core 193
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 517
54% 425 Pts
64-Core 525
35% 525 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 89%
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. 20.19.15.5171
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
2.72% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 8
Parallax 6.1
3% 5.87 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 4.6
3% 4.67 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.72%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 130 146 144 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 153
Write 144
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 139
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
1GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 196
Write 161
Mixed 98.8
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 108%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$152
20GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 100 99 99 99 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 104
Write 100
Mixed 81
SusWrite 100
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
80GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 121 123 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 120
Write 112
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 122
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport Essential 320GB
135GB free, PID 070a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
7.88% Terrible
Read 35.7
Write 4.5
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 4.8
13% 13.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
36% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.88%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 19.2
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 18.5
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,008
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