Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive92% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140508
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:58
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 396
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 611
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
Zotac(19DA 3426) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 382
Parallax 435
134% 416 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 412
Splatting 246
131% 299 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
25GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 401
Mixed 416
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 20.9
141% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.5
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 21.9
56% 109 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$20
38GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 63.6
Write 71.8
Mixed 74.3
53% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.43
100% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 54%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
308GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 90.3
Write 79.2
Mixed 82.9
107% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1866 C8 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.3% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 114%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 1,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $912
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