Asrock Z97X Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 63.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics90.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z97X Killer  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150313
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:33
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$273
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.6% Good
Memory 61.5
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 171
63% 109 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 402
52% 388 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.3% Outstanding
Lighting 117
Reflection 131
Parallax 116
95% 121 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 100
Splatting 95.5
85% 110 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 29 49 64 55 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 4.7
Write 5.2
Mixed 3.3
SusWrite 50.6
12% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
15% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB
337GB free
Firmware: JEDOA40J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 40 37 34 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
27.1% Poor
Read 57.7
Write 37.9
Mixed 28.6
SusWrite 36.4
30% 40.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 51%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0502
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 118 119 119 119 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 106
Write 90.8
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 120
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.4
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 123
32% 123 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 4 60 24" 1280 720 BNQ78CE BenQ GL2460
Typical Z97X Killer Builds (Compare 1,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97X Killer - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $983
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