Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 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-K  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 09:49
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 458
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 461
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
47.2% Average
Lighting 148
Reflection 85
Parallax 198
51% 144 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.6
44% 101 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$55
29GB free
Firmware: U210 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 416
Mixed 455
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 5.42
127% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 35.8
89% 183 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST3500620AS 500GB-$83
430GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 99.4
Write 96.9
Mixed 86.2
71% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.42
100% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$50
210GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 69.7
Write 88.1
Mixed 69.7
57% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.32
86% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 58%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
1TB free, PID 2322
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
Read 29.9
Write 28.2
Mixed 29.9
38% 29.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.31
71% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-K Builds (Compare 1,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,051
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