Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics150% 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 Drive96% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:17
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 581
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 569
129% 571 Pts
MC Int 736
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 771
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2138 MHz, MaxM: 2727 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 415
Parallax 468
148% 464 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 476
Splatting 280
140% 341 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 150%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
204GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 328
Mixed 388
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 33.3
148% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 47.9
89% 173 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96%
Great: 96%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 111%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$67
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 138
Write 147
Mixed 139
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.26
101% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: 0223
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 100
Write 111
Mixed 88.9
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.31
98% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-1866-MR 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
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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 1,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $832
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