Asrock Z97M Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22.8% 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsrock Z97M Pro4  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '14 at 04:33
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i3-4360-$150
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.5% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 290
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 309
MC Mixed 298
44% 292 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$100
Gigabyte(1458 362D) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.4465
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 70.6
Reflection 45.6
Parallax 71.9
21% 62.7 fps
MRender 53.9
Gravity 63
Splatting 39.8
26% 52.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$140
173GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 490
Mixed 503
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 13.9
123% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 19.7
109% 249 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 122%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$38
377GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 95.9
Write 93.3
Mixed 98.7
72% 96 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.29
117% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$35
230GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 118
Write 118
Mixed 121
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.33
91% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 69%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 32GB-$14
30GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 127
Write 58
Mixed 73.2
98% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.84
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.85
87% 2.59 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 36%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97M Pro4 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $759
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