Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:03
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
51.7% Above average
SC Int 89.1
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 109
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 206
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 236
MC Mixed 235
35% 235 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 210
Parallax 233
73% 227 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 218
Splatting 148
76% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 89%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 496
Write 398
Mixed 415
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 21.3
131% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 21.6
48% 92.6 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.4
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 10.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $720
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