Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive77.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colori, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 15:07
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 378
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 646
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4501
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
6.63% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 24.4
5% 18.8 fps
MRender 23.7
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 20
12% 17.1 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.63%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 343
Reflection 313
Parallax 323
100% 326 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 315
Splatting 232
109% 251 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 450 256GB-$206
56GB free
Firmware: 30002377 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 360
Mixed 416
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 26.4
135% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 97.2
142% 266 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 106%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$210
22GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 440
Write 275
Mixed 115
60% 277 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 24.4
108% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 35.4
83% 176 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 92%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$85
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 178
Mixed 168
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
295GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 112
Write 94
Mixed 96.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400C10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 24.3
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 89%
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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 Builds (Compare 5,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,059
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