Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics27.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:45
Run Duration279 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 425
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 460
70% 463 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7790
Asus(1043 045A) 1GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Lighting 79.9
Reflection 78
Parallax 102
27% 86.7 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 74.8
28% 67.7 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$120
158GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 435
Write 373
Mixed 359
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 17
125% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 41
70% 135 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 89%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$75
150GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 483
Write 158
Mixed 208
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 18.9
86% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 43.3
96% 202 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 84%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 252
Write 238
Mixed 169
164% 220 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 4.18
4K Mixed 0.94
238% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 141%
Great: 173%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
425GB free
Firmware: 15.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 86.6
Write 54.3
Mixed 58.8
50% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.23
95% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
88GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 84.7
Write 53.1
Mixed 57.3
49% 65 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.34
102% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
403GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 40.3
Write 27.7
Mixed 37.5
44% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 992124R (997124R) 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 3,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,034
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