Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive85.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '18 at 18:12
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 136
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 539
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 533
81% 539 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.75% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 18
Parallax 23
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 19.1
6% 16 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.75%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 437
Reflection 405
Parallax 467
138% 436 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 416
Splatting 258
135% 308 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$266
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 320ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 189 184 187 180 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 356
Write 241
Mixed 263
SusWrite 178
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40.2
157% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 223
179% 254 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 182 179 180 182 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 180
Mixed 73
SusWrite 180
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 23.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $815
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