Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Gaming 106%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive147% 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 08:41
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.5% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 216
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 613
61% 487 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Zotac(19DA 1474) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 491
Parallax 603
139% 540 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 520
Splatting 287
120% 354 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 131%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 570 567 566 563 548 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 663
Write 571
Mixed 389
SusWrite 563
123% 546 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.4
187% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 591
DQ Mixed 640
479% 639 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 147%
Great: 295%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
334GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 72.5
Write 63.5
Mixed 55
SusWrite 54.6
46% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1346 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 16.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 118%
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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 2,069 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: 48% - Average Total price: $1,002
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