Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display6088 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 6088 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 15 '17 at 23:47
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 495
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 707
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$608
MaxC: 1266 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 173
Parallax 240
59% 192 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 165
Splatting 124
70% 143 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$93
156GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 457
Write 306
Mixed 272
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 15.4
75% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 38.5
90% 192 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 82%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$80
331GB free
Firmware: SM30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 86.4
Write 94.2
Mixed 87.5
67% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.21
4K Mixed 0.6
186% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3-1600 CL9 4GB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 4,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $934
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