Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.55% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive39.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:52
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4590-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 107
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 364
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 388
58% 390 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4414
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.55% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 18
Parallax 21.7
5% 17.1 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.4
6% 15.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.55%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 527A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 112
Write 60.8
Mixed 118
22% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 19.7
88% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 61.3
62% 99.5 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 83%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$94
203GB free
Firmware: 82.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 70.3
Write 83.5
Mixed 69.2
56% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 89%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$20
6GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
44% Average
Read 42.1
Write 26.4
Mixed 29.2
39% 32.6 MB/s
4K Read 9.49
4K Write 9.73
4K Mixed 4.58
522% 7.94 MB/s
DQ Read 9.3
DQ Write 10.4
DQ Mixed 4.62
544% 8.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44%
Great: 79%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 16GB-$44
0GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
29.1% Poor
Read 119
Write 38.1
Mixed 31.2
63% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.81
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.47
63% 2.94 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 26.3
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 22.2
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 79%
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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
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $968
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