Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics32.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:15
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 413
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 575
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
CLim: 945 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 79.1
Parallax 131
35% 104 fps
MRender 57.7
Gravity 84.3
Splatting 81.7
31% 74.6 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$175
502GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
74% Very good
Read 470
Write 332
Mixed 338
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 22.6
98% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 45.3
57% 93.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Performance DDR3 1600 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $983
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