Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive104% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:02
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 448
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 699
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5 Pro 256GB-$100
70GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 432
Mixed 451
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 39.2
148% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 105
131% 232 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$54
9GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 497
Write 397
Mixed 432
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 7.14
107% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 7.69
64% 144 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 76%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$44
317GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
40% Average
Read 76
Write 63.5
Mixed 65.3
51% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.34
71% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 40%
Great: 42%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
105GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 120
Write 87.1
Mixed 109
80% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB-$319
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.9
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 28.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 45.1
89% 45.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $927
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