Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive262% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 18:09
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 453
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 648
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 319
Parallax 337
110% 341 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 326
Splatting 241
112% 260 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
223GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 490
Write 200
Mixed 221
66% 304 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 17.1
118% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 78.7
DQ Write 40
DQ Mixed 18
24% 45.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,490
Write 1,230
Mixed 1,236
294% 1,319 MB/s
4K Read 76.6
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 74.9
311% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 242
312% 576 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 262%
Great: 266%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
76GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 25% Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 26.2
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 26.5
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $795
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