Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 10:44
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 458
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 675
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 178
Parallax 200
64% 197 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 194
Splatting 123
68% 157 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 104
Write 172
Mixed 119
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.16
84% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 84%
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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 5,414 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-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,074
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