Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:47
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 418
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 420
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 176
Parallax 193
62% 192 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 188
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
41GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 343
Mixed 340
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 23.7
135% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 65.5
110% 217 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 108%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 408
Mixed 411
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 43
170% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 100
134% 244 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$91
2GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 505
Write 218
Mixed 287
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 21.2
128% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 61.2
90% 165 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 84%
ASMT 2115 320GB
185GB free, PID 1153
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
24.1% Poor
Read 54.6
Write 57.7
Mixed 28.5
58% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.35
52% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773SB0-CK0 Kingston 99U5458-001.A00LF M378B5773SB0-CK0 Kingston 99U5458-001.A00LF 8GB
1600, 1333, 1600, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 812 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-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $894
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