Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive88.3% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:03
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 411
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 421
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3765) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 64
Parallax 97.1
31% 87.3 fps
MRender 79.3
Gravity 95.8
Splatting 72.5
35% 82.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 358 359 359 321 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 471
Write 363
Mixed 270
SusWrite 334
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 28.8
137% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 89.6
90% 151 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate ST3160815AS 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 191 194 194 195 196 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 179
Write 151
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 194
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 93% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 17.4
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $723
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HDDRAMUSB
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