Biostar Hi-Fi Z97WE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 80.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.4% 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 Drive86% 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.
MotherboardBiostar Hi-Fi Z97WE  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150610
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 06:05
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 415
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 423
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 82.2
Parallax 132
39% 112 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.7
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$117
113GB free
Firmware: O1225G Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 522
Write 378
Mixed 435
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 25
132% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 24.8
32% 54.6 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86%
Great: 109%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
961GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 93
Write 90.2
Mixed 86.3
68% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
468GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 197
Write 115
Mixed 108
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 105%
WD WD7500AARX-00N0YB0 750GB
187GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 60.4
Write 59.6
Mixed 59.6
45% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
65% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$65
52GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 183
Write 20.4
Mixed 56.2
81% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 7.45
4K Mixed 4.58
447% 7.41 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 27.9
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 26.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Hi-Fi Z97WE Builds (Compare 19 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Biostar Hi-Fi Z97WE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $555
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