Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28.1% 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 Drive173% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 16:57
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$326
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 484
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 690
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Sapphire(174B E221) 2GB
CLim: 920 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 83.8
Reflection 77.7
Parallax 107
28% 89.4 fps
MRender 55.9
Gravity 66.4
Splatting 80.3
28% 67.5 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$124
175GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 2,169
Write 219
Mixed 1,599
290% 1,329 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 58.9
207% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.2
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 22
70% 141 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 173%
Great: 255%
Seagate ST3000VX010-2E3166 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: CV12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 138
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate ST3000VX010-2E3166 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 166
Write 139
Mixed 125
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.12
63% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 95%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
779GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75% Very good
Read 145
Write 117
Mixed 119
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.41
132% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75%
Great: 78%
WD WD1500AHFD-00RAR5 150GB
90GB free
Firmware: 20.07P20 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 77.8
Write 71.4
Mixed 69.2
55% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.54
125% 1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 47%
Adata DashDrive Elite UE700 USB 3.0 64GB-$33
39GB free, PID de7a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 204
Write 41.1
Mixed 77.8
109% 108 MB/s
4K Read 6.85
4K Write 0.17
4K Mixed 0.19
38% 2.41 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.4%
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-PRO Builds (Compare 629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,087
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