Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 16:42
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$318
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
62.3% Good
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 184
68% 142 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 384
48% 359 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85% Excellent
Lighting 341
Reflection 302
Parallax 361
90% 335 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 314
Splatting 243
85% 255 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 93 128 129 136 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 333
Write 146
Mixed 192
SusWrite 120
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 35.2
147% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 124
110% 167 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 89%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
70GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 147 173 162 170 165 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 106
Write 95.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 165
70% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 106%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$68
117GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 95 93 73 43 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 76
SusWrite 82.2
70% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 70%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
257GB free, PID a100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 29 28 45 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 26.5
Write 33.5
Mixed 23
SusWrite 37.8
42% 30.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
14% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL11-11-11 D3-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 15.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 77%
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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 2,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $804
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