Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.5% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 12:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 427
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 424
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E210) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 71.9
Parallax 154
40% 114 fps
MRender 55.6
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.7
35% 79.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
36GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 307
Mixed 375
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 24.6
144% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 69.3
120% 236 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
118GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 138
Write 143
Mixed 98.7
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 5,014 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-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,083
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