Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory19.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:09
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 i7-5775C-$383
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 442
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 707
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3080) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1525 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 177
Parallax 311
83% 244 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 202
Splatting 198
76% 180 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$87
55GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
923GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 179
Mixed 172
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 47.4
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 29.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 91%
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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 912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $804
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