Asus Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive191% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:35
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4790K-$352
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 134
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 476
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 643
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 389
Parallax 406
126% 401 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 403
Splatting 257
131% 301 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$248
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 2,344
Write 435
Mixed 745
253% 1,174 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 41.3
203% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 49.2
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 34.6
82% 160 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 191%
Great: 346%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
21GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.2%
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-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 251 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-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $817
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