Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.9% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:17
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 131
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 421
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 648
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
PNY(196E 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 375.70
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 175
Parallax 192
59% 185 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 179
Splatting 121
65% 150 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$212
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 470
Write 329
Mixed 335
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 27.1
109% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 54
92% 181 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$139
2TB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 37% Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 21.4
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.3%
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 Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 5,215 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: $1,076
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HDDRAMUSB
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