Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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.
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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 483
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 486
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 471
Parallax 575
168% 523 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 499
Splatting 262
149% 335 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 157%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
368GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 493
Mixed 500
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54.5
190% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 151
157% 257 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
68GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 513
Write 130
Mixed 165
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 9.75
104% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 28.4
70% 153 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 68%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$199
44GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 52% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 2,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,036
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