Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:52
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 529
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 529
79% 525 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 219
Reflection 189
Parallax 208
67% 205 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 201
Splatting 134
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 476
Write 274
Mixed 305
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 14.4
117% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 13.7
49% 101 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
829GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 179
Mixed 164
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.35
143% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.3
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $880
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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