Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 10 '18 at 12:10
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
71.2% Very good
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 345
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 492
71% 476 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
26.2% Poor
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 153
Parallax 142
28% 118 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
25% 59.8 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
65GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 425
Write 185
Mixed 247
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 13.7
86% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 30.4
59% 116 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 75%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$84
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 152
Write 133
Mixed 119
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.25
98% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1360 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22% Poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 6.3
20% 6.9 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 6.4
17% 5.8 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 22%
Great: 72%
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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 GAMER Builds (Compare 5,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,083
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