Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.2% 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 Drive84% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150313
Uptime18.9 Days
Run DateApr 08 '17 at 19:56
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (81st percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 471
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 699
104% 691 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 1784) 3GB
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 150
Reflection 124
Parallax 167
48% 147 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 173
Splatting 114
62% 143 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$168
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 489
Write 344
Mixed 336
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 21.9
127% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 19.7
52% 102 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84%
Great: 94%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
196GB free
Firmware: GG2OAF10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 75.4
Write 74.2
Mixed 68.5
55% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.15
50% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 57%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$36
111GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43% Average
Read 71.3
Write 78.4
Mixed 68.2
55% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.46
92% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
65GB free
Firmware: JC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 97.2
Write 92.4
Mixed 77.8
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.44
97% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 23.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 28.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97X Killer Builds (Compare 730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,072
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