Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive151% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 15:25
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 82.3
1-Core 106
2-Core 209
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 547
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.7% Average
Lighting 184
Reflection 168
Parallax 185
48% 179 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 174
Splatting 119
49% 145 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 501 525 549 548 550 554 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 632
Write 435
Mixed 447
SusWrite 538
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.9
201% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 875
606% 756 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 151%
Great: 348%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$90
29GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 125 110 112 113 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 378
Write 204
Mixed 194
SusWrite 113
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 37.7
123% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 98.2
83% 122 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 105%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$71
489GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 125 129 128 128 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 7
Write 19.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 124
36% 48.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 78%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
142GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 79 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 54.7
Write 28.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 78.9
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.1
187% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
EVGA SuperSC DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 90%
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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 2,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,023
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