Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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.
Graphics112% 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 Drive94.7% 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)
Memory28.4 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 05:32
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 150
SC Mixed 145
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 574
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 569
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 771
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$91
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2727 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 31.1
Reflection 420
Parallax 469
59% 307 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 483
Splatting 283
152% 345 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 112%
Great: 143%
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 (93rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 328
Mixed 393
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 33
144% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 47.8
87% 169 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 96%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$75
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: 65% Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$75
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: 65% Great: 111%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$64
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 149
Write 146
Mixed 136
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.27
103% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: 0223
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 90.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.1%
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)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $925
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