Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:25
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 478
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 750
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 360B) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Lighting 100
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 139
35% 106 fps
MRender 87.3
Gravity 121
Splatting 78
41% 95.3 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
48GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 508
Write 138
Mixed 221
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 19.2
154% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 50.9
76% 144 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 78%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$45
773GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 89.9
Write 84.7
Mixed 87.7
66% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 18
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 54%
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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 Builds (Compare 5,830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,038
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