Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 48%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 45%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:16
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$379
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 424
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 681
MC Mixed 668
99% 659 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
47.8% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 103
Parallax 168
44% 134 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 147
Splatting 83.1
50% 115 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
499GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 149
Write 141
Mixed 133
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.09
29% 0.29 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.4
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.4
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 60%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $834
The Best.
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $335Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $146
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $189AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $140
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $198SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $51Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback