Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.5% 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 Drive85.6% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 20:58
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-4790K-$339
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 132
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 129
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 425
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 682
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.11.4
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.5% Average
Lighting 113
Reflection 148
Parallax 172
42% 144 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 114
Splatting 113
48% 116 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
117GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 445
Write 251
Mixed 281
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 24.9
141% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 47.6
91% 183 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
905GB free
Firmware: HP63 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.58
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
388GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 205
Write 110
Mixed 120
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.23
64% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
345GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 121
Write 127
Mixed 110
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$120
161GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 115
Write 113
Mixed 113
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.46
88% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 75%
TOSHIBA MQ01ABF032 320GB
43GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 40.2
Write 42.7
Mixed 15.4
40% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.21
64% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 23
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Killer Builds (Compare 1,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $995
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