Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:58
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$330
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 449
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 641
MC Mixed 635
94% 626 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
Device(7377 2001) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 198
Parallax 209
68% 212 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 210
Splatting 164
75% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
799GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 165
Mixed 170
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.25
87% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD38G16002 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
32.3% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.6
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $945
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