Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory21.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:56
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$310
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.2% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 346
87% 382 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 248
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
EVGA(3842 2680) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
43.4% Average
Lighting 115
Reflection 96.3
Parallax 158
40% 123 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 131
Splatting 79
46% 105 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 51%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
69GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 495
Write 407
Mixed 415
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 18.2
126% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 19.1
26% 44.5 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown PSD38G16002 1302 1333EL Series 1302 PSD38G16002 1302 1333EL Series 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.3% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.7
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $828
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