Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months 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 19:47
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 (97th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 523
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 531
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1400 MHz, MLim: 2150 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 192
Parallax 295
80% 241 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 218
Splatting 140
75% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 71%
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 as expected (58th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 418
Write 159
Mixed 256
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 11.1
99% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 10.5
36% 74.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 74%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
514GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 90.6
Write 91
Mixed 91
68% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.21
95% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.2%
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)
64.5% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19.1
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.5%
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 2,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,025
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