Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29% 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 Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:01
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4770K-$445
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 367
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 630
91% 607 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 8422) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
29% Poor
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 61.7
Parallax 101
26% 78.9 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 89.4
Splatting 58.2
31% 72.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$299
238GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 472
Mixed 514
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 25
117% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 89.6
135% 255 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99%
Great: 107%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
178GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 753
Write 612
Mixed 734
156% 700 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 45.5
160% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 144
149% 246 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 130%
Great: 221%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
119GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 429
Mixed 478
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 25.4
132% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 80.1
126% 241 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.4
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 25.3
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85%
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-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 2,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,183
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