Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.8% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:15
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 (58th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 427
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 428
65% 435 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.12
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 394
Parallax 421
134% 418 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 420
Splatting 256
134% 306 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
196GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 22.2
132% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 18.7
26% 44.8 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 117%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
76GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 463
Mixed 456
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 31.2
127% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 43.4
72% 130 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$73
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 171
Mixed 146
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.41
109% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64.3%
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-A Builds (Compare 5,484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,035
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