Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:37
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 477
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 474
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 300
Parallax 315
97% 310 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 288
Splatting 230
103% 240 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD 64GB-$56
36GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 441
Write 200
Mixed 276
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 6.55
39% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 12.4
DQ Mixed 6.95
10% 18.4 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 43%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$92
25GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 472
Write 332
Mixed 335
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 23.1
98% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 38.1
78% 159 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 81%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$48
138GB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 69
Write 75.6
Mixed 74.5
55% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.31
70% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT4GC64B8HG0NF-CG 0821 08G-D3-1600-MR 1311 NT4GC64B8HG0NF-CG 0821 08G-D3-1600-MR 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
62% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $930
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