Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 04:02
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
61.6% Good
1-Core 122
2-Core 223
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 402
52% 385 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 270
Reflection 276
Parallax 324
72% 290 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 268
Splatting 216
73% 228 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$20
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900711
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 52 54 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.6% Below average
Read 162
Write 85
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 78.3
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 18.4
74% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 55
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 89.2
61% 74.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 81%
WD Black 4TB (2012)-$222
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01L01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.9 5 5.6 7.4 10 9.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
4.47% Terrible
Read 8
Write 14
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 7.4
7% 9.73 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 4.47%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G 99U5584-009.A00LF 99U5584-009.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.3% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $996
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