Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Gaming 58%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (25%). 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime10.5 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:40
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 95.6
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 352
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 563
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Device(1B0A 90F0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 167
Parallax 189
57% 179 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 172
Splatting 119
63% 147 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$82
52GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 460
Write 319
Mixed 333
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 11.7
78% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20.9
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 11
18% 32.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$66
720GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 154
Write 141
Mixed 142
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.25
74% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6MFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 60%
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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 865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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