Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 Drive32.7% 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 08:13
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$400
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 494
68% 494 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 375
Parallax 393
113% 400 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 409
Splatting 257
107% 295 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$70
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 609ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 34 26 30 22 29 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32.7% Below average
Read 46.3
Write 102
Mixed 107
SusWrite 28.7
16% 71 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 14.3
87% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 57.5
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 99.1
70% 86.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
199GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 166 165 165 168 168 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 121
Write 111
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 165
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
103GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 82 77 77 76 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 86
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 77.7
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
301GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 125 122 124 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 82.9
Write 116
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 124
69% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Killer Builds (Compare 1,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $945
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