Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140508
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:53
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4770S-$356
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
73.2% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 359
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 542
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 854F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 308
Parallax 377
109% 341 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 310
Splatting 219
106% 244 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$203
7GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 445
Write 314
Mixed 280
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 14.2
110% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 84
DQ Mixed 11.9
23% 43.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
317GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 110
Write 144
Mixed 139
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.32
97% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73%
Great: 107%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
33GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 92.6
Mixed 101
74% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 19.6
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 1,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,012
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