Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41% 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 Drive77.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:27
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 393
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 435
64% 423 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.3%
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 (59th percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 114
Parallax 126
41% 125 fps
MRender 83.6
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.7
41% 94.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
67GB 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 (89th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 452
Write 413
Mixed 450
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 5.08
112% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 19.3
33% 60.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
929GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 148
113% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86%
Great: 107%
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 (100th percentile)
65.6% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 19.7
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 65.6%
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 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,053
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