Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics25.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 2 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 Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:41
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 477
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 477
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
25.1% Poor
Lighting 76.6
Reflection 51.1
Parallax 73.6
23% 67.1 fps
MRender 57.9
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 44.6
26% 60.2 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$136
92GB free
Firmware: RG20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 509
Write 239
Mixed 289
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 17
94% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 30.7
79% 167 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.8
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $915
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