Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 62%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.7% 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 Drive35.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140512
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 10 '19 at 18:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
73% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 421
57% 420 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 295
Reflection 291
Parallax 300
76% 295 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 291
Splatting 227
77% 240 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA12.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 67 96 24 87 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 464
Write 196
Mixed 293
SusWrite 82.4
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 10
32% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 69
44% 48.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
715GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 189 189 190 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 184
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 189
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905584-017.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.4% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 59%
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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 2,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,012
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