Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:47
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 521
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 534
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
68.6% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 156
Parallax 266
72% 212 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 175
Splatting 172
66% 157 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$78
153GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 513
Write 403
Mixed 428
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 27.4
136% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35.6
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 77.1
56% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 27.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 27.7
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 3,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $976
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