Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 3 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  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:53
Run Duration289 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 429
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 428
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 161
Parallax 266
71% 212 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 167
Splatting 181
66% 159 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
354GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 165
Write 123
Mixed 108
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.34
73% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
101GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 163
Mixed 32.2
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 106%
IT1170 USB Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID 1170
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
5.42% Terrible
Read 26.4
Write 4.9
Mixed 8.23
13% 13.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.07
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
8% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.42%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.3%
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 Builds (Compare 4,669 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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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: $945
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