Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive85.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 20:07
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
80% Very good
Memory 90.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 206
82% 137 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 589
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
XFX(1682 3221) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 44.9
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 56.5
36% 43.6 fps
MRender 32.1
Gravity 43
Splatting 25.2
33% 33.4 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 SATA M.2 128GB
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X232112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 257 250 264 258 266 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 441
Write 271
Mixed 203
SusWrite 258
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 29.6
135% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 122
126% 210 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$40
359GB free
Firmware: JC66
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 107 109 110 111 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 109
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
367GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 120 119 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 70
SusWrite 119
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LU1KFG/4G ACR16D3LU1KFG/4G ACR16D3LU1KFG/4G 16GB
1373, 1373, 1373, 1373 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.4% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 15.9
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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