Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:36
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.1% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 315
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 387
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 306
Parallax 319
97% 317 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 294
Splatting 233
107% 243 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 158
Mixed 120
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.54
182% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$50
898GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 82.9
Write 83.5
Mixed 79.9
62% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.18
56% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$9
15GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Read 42.5
Write 14
Mixed 15.9
25% 24.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.86
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.02
36% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.6%
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-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $784
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