Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 58%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics123% 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 Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 13:06
Run Duration405 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$190
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 83.9
SC Mixed 87.3
68% 85.3 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 276
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 329
47% 315 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 376
Parallax 399
122% 390 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 376
Splatting 238
124% 284 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 123%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$70
69GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 504
Write 240
Mixed 296
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 8.03
86% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 41.5
89% 184 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 80%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
192GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 30% Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
160GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 88.6
Write 88
Mixed 91.3
67% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.75
131% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905584-015.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8G 9905584-015.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
55.3% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 44
91% 44 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,100
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