Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:00
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$326
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 133
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 129
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 416
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 691
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
63.6% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 177
Parallax 195
60% 188 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 183
Splatting 122
66% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
165GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 48.1
182% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 126
146% 256 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$70
488GB free
Firmware: 03.00C09 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 96.1
Write 98.5
Mixed 92.8
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.54
133% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.8
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.6%
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-E Builds (Compare 730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $713
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