Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.6% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:56
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-4690K-$255
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 506
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 534
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1277 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 172
Parallax 233
61% 195 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 174
Splatting 126
64% 147 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 204 183 219 188 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 507
Write 256
Mixed 228
SusWrite 184
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 30.5
114% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 147
127% 182 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 140%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
603GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 195 194 196 187 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 196
Mixed 79
SusWrite 192
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 23.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 76%
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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 1,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $923
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