Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive121% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 19:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$177
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 423
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 47.1
Reflection 48.9
Parallax 43.4
38% 46.5 fps
MRender 37.6
Gravity 43.9
Splatting 38.1
35% 39.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme 256GB 256GB
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 246 260 384 323 522 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 646
Write 562
Mixed 532
SusWrite 348
117% 522 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 23.9
159% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 392
358% 554 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 121%
Great: 195%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$25
440GB free
Firmware: 0002LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 114 114 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 51.1
Write 114
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 112
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 Killer Builds (Compare 1,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $945
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