Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics149% 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 Drive42.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$360
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 122
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 412
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 649
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 482
Parallax 583
169% 530 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 453
Splatting 229
134% 302 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 149%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$260
170GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 483
Write 338
Mixed 329
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 18.9
87% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 9.35
76% 182 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 81%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
116GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.7% Average
Read 171
Write 145
Mixed 155
35% 157 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 6.16
74% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 8.33
43% 95.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 175%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21.9
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 23.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 73%
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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 700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,232
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