Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160316
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:14
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 465
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 637
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 300
Parallax 318
102% 317 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 300
Splatting 234
105% 246 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
302GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 116
Write 115
Mixed 109
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.41
102% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$28
161GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 116
Write 109
Mixed 113
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.24
85% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
114GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 156
Write 94.9
Mixed 97.3
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.18
86% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$24
77GB free
Firmware: JC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 101
Write 82.1
Mixed 79.8
66% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.38
102% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 1302 1333EL Series Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 0215 CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 16GB
1648, 1648, 1648, 1648 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.8% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 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-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 1,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $826
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