Asrock Z87 Killer

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive94% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z87 Killer  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '16 at 14:10
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Memory 90.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 396
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.10.2
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.5% Average
Lighting 63.4
Reflection 58
Parallax 77.3
51% 66.2 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 52.3
Splatting 74.7
43% 61.5 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 343
Mixed 353
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 26.1
135% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 81.1
120% 228 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
413GB free
Firmware: CC4D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 162
Mixed 127
114% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.42
119% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
193GB free
Firmware: 9300
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 56.9
Write 76.4
Mixed 72.2
52% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 67%
ST2000DM 001-9YN164 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 189
Write 165
Mixed 122
196% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.28
56% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 16.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87 Killer Builds (Compare 720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z87 Killer - $216

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,091
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