Asus GRYPHON Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics12.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive44.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (83%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z87  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:19
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 83%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i5-4460-$181
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.6% Below average
SC Int 55.5
SC Float 51.6
SC Mixed 55.7
44% 54.3 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 195
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 278
41% 272 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
EVGA(3842 2754) 2GB
MaxC: 1489 MHz, MaxM: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 33.9
Reflection 44
Parallax 32.9
10% 36.9 fps
MRender 46.9
Gravity 57
Splatting 39
23% 47.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 120GB-$58
5GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 422
Write 110
Mixed 154
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 11.7
59% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 73.7
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 9.03
28% 59.1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 63%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 147
Write 148
Mixed 135
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.45
118% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate Expansion+ 1TB
600GB free
Firmware: 0502
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 94.4
Write 85
Mixed 82
66% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.39
91% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$101
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1373 MHz
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
16.7% Very poor
MC Read 5.9
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 5.7
17% 5.93 GB/s
SC Read 4
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 3.7
12% 4.1 GB/s
Latency 218
18% 218 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z87 Builds (Compare 461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,044
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