Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime20.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:56
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 95.6
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 349
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 369
54% 358 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 385
Parallax 406
126% 400 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 402
Splatting 248
129% 296 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
29GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 403
Mixed 410
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 40.6
159% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 99.1
121% 216 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
172GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 163
Write 127
Mixed 131
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
54% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 1,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $729
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