Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 10:03
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 402
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 645
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Gigabyte(1458 3674) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1524 MHz, MLim: 1803 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 186
Parallax 206
67% 204 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 199
Splatting 130
70% 161 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
261GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 409
Mixed 144
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 44.3
174% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 127
131% 215 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
67GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 343
Mixed 289
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 24.2
136% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 75.8
102% 187 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$35
405GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 116
Write 110
Mixed 24.1
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.64
133% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 63%
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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 2,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $924
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