Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '18 at 00:33
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.7% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 296
65% 289 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 338
53% 350 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 180
Parallax 197
64% 197 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 193
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$141
50GB free
Firmware: 0C4005T2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 711
Write 637
Mixed 702
153% 683 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 17.5
113% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 26.3
89% 196 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 112%
Great: 148%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
177GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
59% Above average
Read 95.7
Write 109
Mixed 116
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.58
144% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$14
123GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 90.6
Write 88.2
Mixed 89.7
68% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.42
110% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.5% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 88%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,657 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-A-USB31

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