Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 73.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 8 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 01:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
73.5% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 109
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 347
79% 351 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 580
86% 576 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$500
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1632 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (199 fps cap detected)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 199
Reflection 200
Parallax 200
62% 200 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 200
Splatting 200
83% 197 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 710 Series 100GB
1GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6PB10362
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 238
Write 156
Mixed 154
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 20.5
71% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 62.2
59% 94.1 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 48%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 171 169 169 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 108
Mixed 44
SusWrite 170
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 21.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 23.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97X Killer Builds (Compare 1,588 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $956
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