Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.1% 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 Drive65.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:30
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-4430-$260
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
57.5% Above average
SC Int 86.2
SC Float 86.2
SC Mixed 85.3
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 285
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 324
50% 331 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 227
Parallax 251
76% 240 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 223
Splatting 160
80% 184 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$98
15GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 503
Write 314
Mixed 143
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 7.97
82% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 0.83
DQ Mixed 25.5
31% 58.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
867GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 156
Mixed 54.2
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.26
97% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 992164 (997164) 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 57%
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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 1,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $942
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