Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.52% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive33.9% 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 9 years and 1 month 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)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 11:23
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 372
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 370
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 79%
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 above expectations (65th percentile)
4.52% Terrible
Lighting 9.5
Reflection 14.1
Parallax 16.3
4% 13.3 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 6.4
Splatting 18.2
5% 13.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.52%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 527A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 108
Write 62.2
Mixed 83
19% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 13.7
70% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 61.9
60% 95.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 85%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$98
203GB free
Firmware: 82.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 60.9
Write 49.5
Mixed 68.1
45% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.25
100% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 88%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 16GB-$44
1GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 119
Write 32.3
Mixed 30.7
60% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.35
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.64
73% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.2%
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 above expectations (69th percentile)
67.2% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 23.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $932
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