Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:28
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 402
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 424
63% 423 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3685) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1598 MHz, MLim: 2005 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 249
Parallax 298
90% 279 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 257
Splatting 176
90% 208 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
117GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 485
Write 338
Mixed 346
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 18.3
113% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 61.6
DQ Mixed 15.1
20% 35.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
438GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 171
Mixed 168
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.39
105% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
334GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 115
Write 126
Mixed 122
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.46
111% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
189GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 70.3
Write 73
Mixed 67.6
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
106GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 60.9
Write 57.9
Mixed 54.5
44% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.33
92% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-036.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54%
Great: 61%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 3,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,056
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $65
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $51Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback