Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Gaming 62%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 56%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 18 '17 at 10:02
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 113
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 369
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 542
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 175
Parallax 190
58% 184 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 179
Splatting 124
65% 151 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
102GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 406
Mixed 410
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 46.7
170% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 105
134% 243 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 155
Mixed 154
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.32
130% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 16.9
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $826
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