Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive92.6% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 430
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 649
97% 645 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
61GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 342
Mixed 266
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 26.7
139% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 71.3
99% 184 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 96%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
887GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 122
Write 113
Mixed 108
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.8% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 117%
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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 3,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,054
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