Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive90.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:27
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 360
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 605
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 308
Parallax 365
107% 336 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 311
Splatting 244
109% 255 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$250
88GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 386
Mixed 413
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 28.7
119% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 58
90% 173 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 167
Mixed 151
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.27
80% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
996GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 163
Mixed 154
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
96% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 62%
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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 4,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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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: 78% - Very good Total price: $950
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