Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive90.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1176 x 664 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140707
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:28
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$352
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 449
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 676
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$119
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB; 08G-P4-6282-KB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 408
Parallax 475
138% 437 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 420
Splatting 264
136% 312 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
45GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 275
Mixed 352
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 29.6
142% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 45.3
90% 183 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 90%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
1TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
60% Good
Read 110
Write 99
Mixed 104
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.7% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.8
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.7%
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 Z97-A Builds (Compare 7,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $960
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