Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 16:19
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$365
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 422
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 635
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$165
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 189
Parallax 201
66% 203 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 206
Splatting 175
76% 178 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31240GNT 240GB
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 250 88 65 66 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 433
Write 284
Mixed 306
SusWrite 134
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 29
132% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 164
145% 214 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 84%
WD Green 1.5TB (2011)-$64
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 120
Mixed 100
85% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 23% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend JM1333KLN-4G TS512MLK64V3H TS512MLK64V3H TS512MLK64V3H 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.4% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.6
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 60%
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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 Z97 Killer Builds (Compare 3,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $936
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