Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 65.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.6% 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 Drive41.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (87%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '21 at 21:09
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 87%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.7% Good
Memory 73.6
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 161
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 561
54% 436 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
35.6% Below average
Lighting 39.5
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 51.4
32% 43.1 fps
MRender 54.3
Gravity 48.5
Splatting 38.7
40% 47.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 76 76 73 78 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 98.5
Write 101
Mixed 118
SusWrite 75.4
22% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 23.4
95% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 84.8
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 85.5
66% 90.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
566GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 106 108 108 113 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 86
Write 95.3
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 104
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
56% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 93.3
43% 93.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 6 144 27" 1280 720 ACI27E3 ASUS VG278HE
Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $963
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