Asrock Z97M Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 72.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics78.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 12:43
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 46%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Memory 78.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 210
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 408
53% 392 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.5% Very good
Lighting 98.4
Reflection 108
Parallax 110
80% 106 fps
MRender 94
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 96.5
77% 95.5 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$525
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 155 181 157 150 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 288
Write 203
Mixed 172
SusWrite 150
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 27.2
114% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 160
129% 181 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 95%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
716GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 89 90 92 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 84
Write 86.1
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 90.2
61% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 21: 2R 3G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
21% 12% 59 317 235 60 31.5" 2560 1440 DELD107 DELL S3221QS
History: Score 6: 1R 0G 1B | Score 8: 1R 1G 0B | Score 21: 2R 3G 2B
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Anniversary - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $873
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