Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive74.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 411
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 610
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$253
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 61% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
143GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 734
Write 549
Mixed 561
137% 615 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 25.6
164% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 55.1
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 23
34% 61.9 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 114%
Great: 267%
Toshiba Q300 120GB
76GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 502
Write 266
Mixed 240
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 7.27
78% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 33.7
71% 150 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 68%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
57GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 506
Write 299
Mixed 513
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 13.4
110% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 13.7
37% 74.3 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
644GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 142
Write 105
Mixed 110
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.31
113% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 105%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
179GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 117
Write 90.8
Mixed 89.8
74% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1608 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 18.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 63%
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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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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $973
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