Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.8% 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 Drive87.4% 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)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 115
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 423
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 439
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
40.8% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 114
Parallax 126
40% 125 fps
MRender 83.4
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.6
41% 94.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$73
64GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 505
Write 408
Mixed 448
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 5.11
117% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 26.2
78% 162 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
929GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 146
Mixed 148
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.2
87% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 108%
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 @ 1728 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.5% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 19.3
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 64.5%
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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,123 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $997
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