Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% 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.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 13:38
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 133
2-Core 269
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 534
72% 529 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 182
Parallax 200
156% 190 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 184
Splatting 129
79% 146 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 147%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 7.5 37 36 36 40 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 179% Great: 289%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
37GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 99 84 89 91 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 286
Write 122
Mixed 167
SusWrite 91.9
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 29
124% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 98.6
78% 106 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$32
496GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 146 148 149 149 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 145
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 148
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 26
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 24.5
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 3,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $905
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