Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-4460-$184
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 94.7
76% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 370
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 372
56% 373 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
41.1% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 112
Parallax 126
41% 125 fps
MRender 83.4
Gravity 119
Splatting 82.4
41% 94.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
147GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 114%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$99
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 114
Write 95.5
Mixed 5.56
51% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.17
69% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 19.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.8%
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-C Builds (Compare 672 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-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,080
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