Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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)
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 10 years and 3 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 05:07
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 684
74% 576 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1536 MHz, MLim: 1785 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 184
Parallax 204
53% 198 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 191
Splatting 129
51% 159 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,831
Write 7,154
Mixed 7,405
1,666% 7,463 MB/s
4K Read 980
4K Write 686
4K Mixed 786
2,856% 818 MB/s
DQ Read 1,746
DQ Write 1,346
DQ Mixed 1,488
1,129% 1,527 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
153GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 89 88 89 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 118
Write 119
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 88.8
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
91GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 104 104 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 161
Write 125
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 103
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
378GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 107 106 108 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 100
Write 103
Mixed 72
SusWrite 107
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 109%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
924GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 58 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 112
Write 102
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 57.6
67% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 67%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
212GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 96 95 96 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 62.3
Write 60.5
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 95.6
54% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 67%
Generic USB SD Reader 32GB
16GB free, PID 6377
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
17% Very poor
Read 18
Write 17.7
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 17.8
24% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 3.8
252% 4.13 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 17%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 19.7
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 68%
Great: 71%
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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 2,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,012
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