Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:28
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4790-$308
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 391
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 585
87% 580 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (185 fps cap detected)
68.9% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 185
Parallax 185
57% 185 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 185
Splatting 184
78% 185 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
277GB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 157
Mixed 147
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.17
85% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 104%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 96.8
Write 95.7
Mixed 90.6
121% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04E99927-15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 17.8
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
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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 1,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $919
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