Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:43
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 425
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 424
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.6% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 189
Parallax 207
65% 203 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 200
Splatting 135
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 401
Mixed 415
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 34.9
135% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 93.7
102% 169 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
879GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 174
Write 102
Mixed 110
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.41
116% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
753GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 171
Mixed 151
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.24
78% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 98%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 26.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 23.6
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 86%
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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 2,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $905
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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