Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.1% 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 11 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)
Memory27.5 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 00:39
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 418
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 657
MC Mixed 648
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 479
Reflection 416
Parallax 460
146% 452 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 443
Splatting 271
142% 325 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 144%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 341
Mixed 247
80% 362 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 26.3
138% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 72.7
99% 183 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 117%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$64
887GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 119
Write 112
Mixed 101
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.26
93% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.2%
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 (38th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 92%
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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 4,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $955
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HDDRAMUSB
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