Asrock H97M-ITX/ac

Performance Results

Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 53%
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.14% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive86.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock H97M-ITX/ac  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateNov 21 '16 at 21:15
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 71%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 Pentium G3258-$72
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
43% Average
SC Int 86.2
SC Float 86.3
SC Mixed 87.6
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 178
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 183
28% 184 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Zotac(19DA 730B) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 901 MHz, MaxM: 400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
5.14% Terrible
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 15.1
Parallax 19
5% 16.6 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 18.5
Splatting 14.7
5% 13.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.14%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
166GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 490
Write 394
Mixed 415
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 23.9
127% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 27.8
51% 96.3 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$156
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 172
Mixed 153
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.89
4K Mixed 0.32
129% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.3
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 16
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-ITX/ac Builds (Compare 422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97M-ITX/ac - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $733
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