Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics138% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140620
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 17:40
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 90%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 273
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 497
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 458
Reflection 458
Parallax 522
149% 479 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 414
Splatting 230
131% 296 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 138%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
13GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 44.8
180% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 103
135% 245 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
0GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 443
Write 108
Mixed 156
51% 236 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 14.6
97% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 62.1
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 10.2
29% 59.5 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 64%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
230GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 294
Write 229
Mixed 187
176% 237 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 3.12
4K Mixed 0.49
143% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 150%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 70%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 1,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $895
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