Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '17 at 03:05
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$458
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 464
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 661
99% 659 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1120 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Lighting 254
Reflection 158
Parallax 346
89% 253 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 252
Splatting 183
82% 189 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
24GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 514
Write 351
Mixed 350
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 9.37
98% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 9.34
20% 40.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0701
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 131
Write 122
Mixed 112
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.2
71% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 26.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 46.9
85% 46.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $401
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HDDRAMUSB
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