Asus Z97-P

Performance Results

Gaming 25%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.5% 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 Drive93.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-P  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:48
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i3-4160-$120
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
41.7% Average
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 51.5
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 223
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 260
39% 259 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$94
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Lighting 65.1
Reflection 79.9
Parallax 87.4
23% 77.5 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 56.6
Splatting 74.7
26% 63.1 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
140GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 404
Mixed 403
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 25
147% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 24.5
45% 84.8 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
27GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 135
Write 104
Mixed 119
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 90.4
44% 90.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-P Builds (Compare 3,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-P - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $830
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