Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.1% 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 Drive104% 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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150521
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:04
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 94.5
76% 94.5 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 272
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 399
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 100
Parallax 110
37% 111 fps
MRender 70.8
Gravity 105
Splatting 38.9
32% 71.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
145GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 395
Mixed 410
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 38.4
152% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 102
132% 237 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
736GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 164
Mixed 148
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.28
125% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
23.8% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 7.1
23% 8.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 6.2
19% 6.6 GB/s
Latency 127
32% 127 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 23.8%
Great: 62%
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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 4,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,082
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