Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory22.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150424
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 12 '18 at 17:25
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 88.5
SC Mixed 91.9
70% 88 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 268
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 534
67% 451 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Zotac(19DA 2368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1761 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 206
Parallax 226
72% 223 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 211
Splatting 145
74% 171 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$219
345GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 518
Write 398
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 24.3
110% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 19.6
47% 98 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 109%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
135GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 186
Write 114
Mixed 110
102% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.23
87% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 992050 (997050) 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1866C10 1314 992050 (997050) 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1866C10 32GB
1600, 1333, 1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.8% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 7,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $969
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