Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:24
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$198
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 404
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 376
57% 377 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 135
Reflection 114
Parallax 126
41% 125 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.8
41% 94.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$53
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 504
Write 409
Mixed 443
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 5.42
113% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 5.14
74% 173 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
929GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 154
Write 148
Mixed 146
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 113%
SanDisk Ultra 64GB
58GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 40.4
Write 27.2
Mixed 25.6
37% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.49
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 1.45
141% 2.72 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.6% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 62%
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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 5,276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $880
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HDDRAMUSB
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