Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.7% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 10:29
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$470
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 362
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 535
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
MSI(1462 2980) 3GB
MaxC: 1241 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 166
Reflection 126
Parallax 203
55% 165 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 191
Splatting 105
67% 144 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$299
86GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 495
Write 337
Mixed 308
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 25.6
132% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 81
95% 166 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
618GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 170
Mixed 130
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.19
88% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 109%
SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 8GB
4GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
7.05% Terrible
Read 20.9
Write 8.94
Mixed 11.2
15% 13.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.64
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
33% 2.89 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.05%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.9% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 2,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $889
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