Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.5% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:38
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 (48th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 416
97% 426 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 413
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 218
Parallax 238
75% 234 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 223
Splatting 153
79% 182 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
21GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 402
Mixed 415
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 37.8
141% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 22.1
55% 109 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
324GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 127
Write 144
Mixed 117
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.13
57% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
720GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 91.5
Write 102
Mixed 85.2
120% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.25
67% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 22.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,025
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