Asrock H97M Anniversary

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 70.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.6% 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 Drive64.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 H97M Anniversary  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160613
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 16:16
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4460-$173
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
70.3% Very good
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 96.1
78% 96.9 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 367
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 366
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 152
40% 112 fps
MRender 55.3
Gravity 106
Splatting 78
34% 79.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300 128GB-$70
65GB free
Firmware: X3540000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 474
Write 192
Mixed 361
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 9.64
99% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 12.2
45% 92.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
498GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 148
Write 139
Mixed 126
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.33
114% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
415GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 149
Write 148
Mixed 131
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.28
105% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 107%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 16GB-$15
11GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 181
Write 30.9
Mixed 48.4
82% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 1.13
123% 4.6 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock H97M Anniversary

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $705
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