Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive55.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131029
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:47
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 478
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 476
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 464
Reflection 413
Parallax 430
140% 436 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 440
Splatting 266
139% 318 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 139%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
57GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 469
Write 307
Mixed 325
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 11.6
69% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 62.2
DQ Mixed 36.5
30% 40.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 81%
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
18GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 497
Write 129
Mixed 182
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 12.9
86% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 12.4
23% 43.9 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 71%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
708GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 105
Write 81.7
Mixed 70.1
64% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.16
70% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$36
369GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 94
Write 108
Mixed 105
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.48
103% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.5% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 17.8
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.5%
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 3,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,097
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