Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.2% 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.
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 6 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150209
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 10:46
Run Duration294 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$366
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 398
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 687
MC Mixed 681
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 151
Parallax 168
55% 168 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 188
Splatting 126
67% 155 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
169GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 478
Write 269
Mixed 172
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 22.3
121% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 56.6
83% 159 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 88%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$99
841GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 39.3
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.4
111% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 66%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
264GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 112%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$99
139GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 64.3
Write 72.4
Mixed 52.3
47% 63 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.33
64% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
120GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 118
Mixed 113
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.22
83% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 105%
Generic Storage Device 32GB
15GB free, PID 1643
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
8.51% Terrible
Read 20.5
Write 10.8
Mixed 13.2
17% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.63
61% 1.94 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

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