Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive125% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 07 '18 at 23:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 509
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 510
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Asus(1043 0446) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
43.2% Average
Lighting 135
Reflection 78.1
Parallax 182
47% 132 fps
MRender 60.6
Gravity 131
Splatting 85.7
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 480GB-$145
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 461 471 482 483 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 478
Mixed 435
SusWrite 471
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 53.5
190% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 302
245% 346 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 125%
Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$75
459GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 135 139 139 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 138
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 1,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $671
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