Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 05:23
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 below expectations (35th percentile)
74.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 88.5
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 385
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 635
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
38.6% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 122
37% 108 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 113
Splatting 82.2
40% 91.7 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$43
16GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 457
Write 165
Mixed 189
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 9.03
61% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 19.2
65% 146 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
212GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 71.7
Write 62.2
Mixed 65.9
50% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.41
102% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
81GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 150
Write 124
Mixed 120
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.31
109% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1616 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.6
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 63%
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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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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $826
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