Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive220% 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)
Memory12.8 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 DateJun 07 '18 at 14:34
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 449
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 709
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,968
Write 897
Mixed 1,078
289% 1,314 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 52.1
229% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 485
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 190
200% 333 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 220%
Great: 242%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
63GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 976
Write 306
Mixed 439
125% 574 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 24.8
146% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 80.6
122% 230 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 114%
Great: 145%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 120GB
37GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 387
Write 117
Mixed 165
48% 223 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 16.5
100% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 35.6
47% 83.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
798GB free
Firmware: SC11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 145
Mixed 139
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.21
88% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 96%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
521GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 311
Write 248
Mixed 239
200% 266 MB/s
4K Read 1.68
4K Write 4.03
4K Mixed 0.73
226% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 160%
Great: 169%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$36
442GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
63% Good
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 106
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.44
105% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 63%
Great: 70%
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB-$30
14GB free, PID 0916
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 67.2
Write 9
Mixed 11.1
26% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.11
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.008
38% 2.48 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 14.4%
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 32.2
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 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%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

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