Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive135% 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:28
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU1%

 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 534
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 536
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1519 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 183
Parallax 200
63% 200 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 196
Splatting 137
78% 162 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$155
188GB free
Firmware: 0C4005T2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 769
Write 759
Mixed 728
168% 752 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 20.1
139% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 19.9
117% 271 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 135%
Great: 148%
Samsung HN-M500MBB 500GB-$53
428GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 82.8
Mixed 78.1
65% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.28
78% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$44
315GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 69.6
Write 77.8
Mixed 73.1
55% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$16
75GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49% Average
Read 87.3
Write 83.2
Mixed 78.4
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.52
119% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 29.6
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 27.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 88%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 1,891 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-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $833
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