Asrock Z97 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 60%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 07 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60% Good
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 98.4
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 283
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 315
MC Mixed 324
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 144
Parallax 151
47% 149 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 150
Splatting 110
55% 127 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
INTENSO 128GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 29 2.9 16 19 16 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.3% Poor
Read 130
Write 71.2
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 20.4
17% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 9.8
64% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 46.9
DQ Mixed 1.5
21% 50.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
259GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 145 139 143 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 141
Write 147
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 142
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.3
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 11.5
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 86.5
46% 86.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $800
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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