Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.7% 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 9 years 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-K  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 19:06
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 448
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 645
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 181
Parallax 200
60% 190 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 191
Splatting 130
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 405
Mixed 251
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 27.1
129% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 96.8
123% 219 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
824GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 176
Mixed 90.3
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 26
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 25.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 81%
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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 4,158 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: $967
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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