Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 18 '17 at 15:41
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i5-4590-$218
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 415
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 421
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$176
Gigabyte(1458 36DF) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
35.2% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 87.8
Parallax 110
34% 103 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 96.1
Splatting 73.5
36% 83.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$83
174GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 483
Write 258
Mixed 263
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 9.45
78% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 52.4
DQ Mixed 9.01
16% 29.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
727GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 173
Mixed 163
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.35
143% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 250GB (2008)-$39
233GB free
Firmware: 12.01B02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 105
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.38
119% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C9D3/4GX 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $808
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