Asrock Z97M Pro4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.8% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '17 at 23:43
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4690-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 391
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 422
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$519
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 381
Parallax 452
133% 417 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 407
Splatting 256
132% 303 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$155
195GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 501
Write 357
Mixed 426
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 20.4
110% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 17.4
57% 116 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 102%
Toshiba E300 3TB-$116
3TB free
Firmware: MZ6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 162
Mixed 151
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.21
105% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 18.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 19.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M Pro4 Builds (Compare 289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Pro4 - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,024
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