Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 77.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive85.4% 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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:44
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
77.2% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 405
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 402
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 297
Parallax 310
100% 314 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 295
Splatting 230
104% 244 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 501
Write 287
Mixed 347
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28.7
150% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 43.5
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 28.2
36% 62.7 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 127%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
319GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 111
Write 99.4
Mixed 108
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.27
117% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 18.7
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.5%
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 4,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $945
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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