Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 17:55
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$391
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 397
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 642
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
65.6% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 181
Parallax 218
61% 197 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 181
Splatting 131
78% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
271GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 498
Mixed 511
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 50.5
193% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 98.5
DQ Write 79.3
DQ Mixed 34.9
41% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$136
220GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 501
Mixed 513
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 47.1
191% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 60.7
DQ Mixed 34.4
42% 77.2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
H/W RAID5 12TB
6TB free
Firmware: 0960 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 185
Mixed 106
120% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.23
54% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 169
Write 143
Mixed 135
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.25
71% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$197
987GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 85.8
Write 116
Mixed 101
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 5.23
4K Mixed 0.43
160% 2.01 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 186C0 V3 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 98%
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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 2,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $984
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