Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.9% 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.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:48
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4790K-$335
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 412
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 636
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
65% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 151
Parallax 273
69% 206 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 156
Splatting 169
62% 149 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 960GB-$278
531GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 507
Write 356
Mixed 358
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 10.4
98% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 46.1
97% 200 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.2% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.4
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 80%
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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(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $765
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