Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.6% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:50
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 425
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 423
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 186
Parallax 206
66% 204 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 198
Splatting 131
70% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
117GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 413
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 22
135% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.5
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 105
68% 76 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 17.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62%
Great: 85%
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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 787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $904
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