Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateSep 23 '20 at 15:38
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 216
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 614
65% 506 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.1% Good
Lighting 83.3
Reflection 96.2
Parallax 78.1
67% 85.9 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 83.3
Splatting 107
71% 101 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$85
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 230 206 235 270 259 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 658
Write 557
Mixed 397
SusWrite 276
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 50.6
197% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 623
486% 671 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 134%
Great: 236%
WDC WD60EFAX-68JH4N0 6TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 156 157 156 155 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
19.4% Very poor
Read 147
Write 152
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 156
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 12
4K Mixed 1
13% 5.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 10.8
DQ Mixed 1.8
3% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 73%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
200GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 38 44 43 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 20
Write 26.2
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 40.5
19% 26.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 87%
WD My Passport 2626 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 32 34 33 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Read 50.5
Write 30
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 32.6
42% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
52% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown-D3-1600-MR 0821 08G-D3-1600-MR 0821 08G-D3-1600-MR 08G-D3-1600-MR 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.8% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,206
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