Asrock Z97 Killer

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.8% 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 Drive50.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Killer  (all builds)
Memory0.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJan 18 '15 at 20:21
Run Duration285 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$352
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 486
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 743
109% 732 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.4709
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 226
Parallax 250
75% 238 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 225
Splatting 160
80% 185 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
389GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 504
Mixed 510
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 35.6
147% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 375
DQ Mixed 88.7
124% 221 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 199%
Intel 530 Series 480GB-$299
345GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 442
Write 111
Mixed 112
48% 222 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 19.9
87% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 0.92
DQ Write 0.92
DQ Mixed 0.47
0% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 65%
Asrock RAM Disk 1GB
0GB free
Firmware: 1.00
!4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
911GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 103
Write 96.2
Mixed 68.8
67% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.52
116% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 67%
TOSHIBA MD04ACA400 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.3% Average
Read 109
Write 116
Mixed 108
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 2.96
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 1.78 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 48%
WDC WD10 TPVT-00U4RT1 1TB
683GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.1% Poor
Read 73.3
Write 69.5
Mixed 47.4
79% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.13
42% 0.51 MB/s
Hama Probo USB 3.0 16GB-$25
14GB free, PID 0902
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 32.1
Write 18.6
Mixed 24
30% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.17
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.02
28% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 19%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $953
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