Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive218% 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-WS  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '18 at 16:40
Run Duration327 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$350
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 451
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 710
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.02% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 23.8
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 23.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.6
7% 16.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.02%
Great: 6%
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 163
Parallax 287
76% 225 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 186
Splatting 183
70% 166 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,903
Write 891
Mixed 1,086
284% 1,293 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 52.4
230% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 190
202% 339 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 218%
Great: 242%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
63GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 961
Write 249
Mixed 362
114% 524 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 24.2
144% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 80.3
121% 227 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 145%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 120GB
37GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 381
Write 117
Mixed 160
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 16.4
100% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 32.4
45% 82.7 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
798GB free
Firmware: SC11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 146
Write 149
Mixed 131
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 96%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
534GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 281
Write 256
Mixed 214
187% 250 MB/s
4K Read 1.54
4K Write 4.24
4K Mixed 0.79
230% 2.19 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 154%
Great: 176%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
442GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.44
114% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 70%
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB-$30
11GB free, PID 0916
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
9.02% Terrible
Read 33.6
Write 11.6
Mixed 11.8
20% 19 MB/s
4K Read 2.02
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.005
20% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.02%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SP008GXLYU240NSA 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 26.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 45.2
88% 45.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,635
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HDDRAMUSB
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