Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.2% 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 Drive82.4% 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.
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 503
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 722
108% 718 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1365 MHz, MLim: 1842 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Lighting 148
Reflection 116
Parallax 189
50% 151 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 168
Splatting 95.4
57% 130 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 128GB
54GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 500
Write 463
Mixed 495
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 17.3
108% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 16.2
26% 46 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 106%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$93
450GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 117
Write 137
Mixed 128
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.63
142% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 25.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 79.6%
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-A Builds (Compare 4,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,073
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