Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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 Drive102% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 23:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 115
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 419
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 420
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$548
Device(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB; 100410NT+SR, SAPPHIRE NITRO+, RX Vega 64
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 1040 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 389
Reflection 236
Parallax 645
149% 423 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 400
Splatting 298
128% 296 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 137%
Great: 131%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$66
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 76 80 83 72 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 450
Mixed 404
SusWrite 109
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58
195% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 260
212% 301 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 95%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
129GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 67 67 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 114
Write 109
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 67.8
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.9%
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 Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 3,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $780
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