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 (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive97.1% 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 18:04
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 132
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 437
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 694
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5 Pro 256GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 424
Mixed 457
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 28.8
134% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 96.8
127% 229 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 105%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
9GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 499
Write 399
Mixed 443
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 4.96
98% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 7.06
65% 147 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 74%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$54
317GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 70
Write 72
Mixed 71.3
54% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.22
60% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 42%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
105GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 117
Write 94.9
Mixed 105
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.21
75% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27.8
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 28.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 94%
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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
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $946
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