Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Gaming 107%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive250% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:24
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$329
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 435
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 641
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1653 MHz, MLim: 1953 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 287
Parallax 310
103% 314 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 328
Splatting 225
112% 258 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
237GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 326
Mixed 226
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 34
141% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 53.2
72% 131 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 95%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$140
97GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,874
Write 1,212
Mixed 1,361
328% 1,482 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 56.9
256% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 892
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 265
264% 445 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 250%
Great: 234%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 183
Mixed 146
129% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.38
144% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 123%
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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 1,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $926
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