Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.9% 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 Drive44.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '17 at 16:16
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i3-4160-$110
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62% Good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 289
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 290
43% 287 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 284C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1331 MHz, MLim: 1510 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 127
35% 105 fps
MRender 92.3
Gravity 127
Splatting 81.9
44% 100 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$62
102GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 466
Write 186
Mixed 220
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 9.1
78% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 17.3
60% 135 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 64%
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$103
90GB free
Firmware: 6.0.3b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 366
Write 78.2
Mixed 124
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 7.36
83% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 8.76
14% 26.1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$56
796GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 156
Write 146
Mixed 139
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.28
101% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1640 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 63%
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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 1,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $974
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