Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:30
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 113
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 431
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 440
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 177
Parallax 196
60% 188 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 184
Splatting 133
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$88
154GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 467
Write 208
Mixed 245
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 20.4
118% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 50.9
99% 202 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 168
Write 143
Mixed 145
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 107%
Maxtor STM31000340AS 1TB
393GB free
Firmware: MX1A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 78.1
Write 82.5
Mixed 80.4
61% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.34
78% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.9% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 18.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 82%
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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 2,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $940
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