Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.3% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:44
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 532
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 535
81% 539 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$608
MaxC: 1385 MHz, MaxM: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 205
Reflection 190
Parallax 276
71% 224 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 197
Splatting 138
78% 163 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$70
80GB free
Firmware: LH6i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 430
Write 155
Mixed 225
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 10.6
98% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 10.1
52% 119 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 73%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
514GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 91.1
Write 91
Mixed 92.3
69% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.19
81% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 78.C1GET.AU10C 16GB
1632, 1632 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 18.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.1%
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 Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $953
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