Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive50% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 01 '20 at 00:45
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$206
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 190
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 426
50% 380 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 115
Parallax 146
108% 131 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 133
Splatting 88.6
109% 125 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 480GB-$48
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N181017a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 72 12 17 8.4 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
50% Average
Read 440
Write 39.8
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 37.8
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 16.7
90% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 34.7
DQ Mixed 34.9
38% 67.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50%
Great: 101%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 510GB
147GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 321 34 48 49 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 460
Write 372
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 143
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 16.7
68% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 0.8
38% 96.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
382GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 136 137 105 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 151
Write 136
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 135
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 116 108 90 104 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 104
Write 44.2
Mixed 34
SusWrite 104
52% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown PSD34G16002 0420 F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 1302 PSD34G16002 0420 F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 5,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $935
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