Asus GRYPHON Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z87  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 346
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 547
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 162
Parallax 186
59% 181 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 177
Splatting 120
63% 146 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$143
123GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 439
Write 382
Mixed 389
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 21
96% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 48.2
86% 172 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 88%
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$184
53GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 488
Write 169
Mixed 210
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 13.4
4K Mixed 14.1
65% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 66
DQ Mixed 43.7
50% 86.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$174
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5425 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 144
Write 89.2
Mixed 83.6
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2.28
4K Write 4.86
4K Mixed 0.52
243% 2.55 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 81%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
901GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 107
Write 160
Mixed 120
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.03
4K Mixed 0.79
197% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
54.2% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.5
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.2%
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 GRYPHON Z87 Builds (Compare 858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 - $259

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,040
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