Asrock Z97 Anniversary

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 75%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics25.8% 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 Drive66.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 522
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 514
MC Mixed 526
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
PNY(196E 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1476 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 77.1
Reflection 51.4
Parallax 81.8
24% 70.1 fps
MRender 60.9
Gravity 78.5
Splatting 44.9
27% 61.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apotop S3C 128GB
94GB free
Firmware: N0530A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 521
Write 137
Mixed 216
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 19.9
118% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 19.9
29% 51.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.7%
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 Z97 Anniversary Builds (Compare 2,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $805
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