Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive280% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:10
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 417
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 605
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
PowerColor(148C 2342) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 161
Parallax 259
67% 204 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 165
Splatting 181
66% 159 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
291GB free
Firmware: CXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,634
Write 1,594
Mixed 1,820
446% 2,016 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 40.4
217% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 86.3
126% 234 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 280%
Great: 320%
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$400
206GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 486
Mixed 435
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38.9
152% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 123
132% 217 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
849GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 152
Mixed 149
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.26
74% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 64GB
59GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Read 35.3
Write 6.64
Mixed 22
23% 21.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.14
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.87
103% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2133 CL11 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 25.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79%
Great: 81%
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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 1,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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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: $926
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