Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.07% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive52.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140414
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:57
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$330
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 496
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 684
103% 685 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
6.07% Terrible
Lighting 12.7
Reflection 20
Parallax 22.8
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20.4
7% 17.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.07%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
90GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 363
Write 245
Mixed 251
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 12.6
73% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 33.5
DQ Mixed 12.6
15% 25.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
374GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 135
Write 133
Mixed 127
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.28
131% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO Builds (Compare 736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,163
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