Asrock Z87 Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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. 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 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive84% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock Z87 Killer  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130916
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 03:37
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 93.9
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 178
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 274
42% 300 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$144
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 443 211 136 133 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 443
Write 445
Mixed 355
SusWrite 248
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 34.9
127% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 270
204% 268 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84%
Great: 94%
APS-SL3N-512 512GB
472GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 217 87 86 86 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 429
Write 180
Mixed 288
SusWrite 157
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 32.3
120% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 178
156% 231 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$36
150GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 115 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 91.2
Write 88.7
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 115
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 19.7
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 Killer Builds (Compare 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z87 Killer - $216

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $896
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