Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150618
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:01
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$352
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 421
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 657
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro W7100
HP(103C 030C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 920 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 124
Parallax 153
40% 132 fps
MRender 96.1
Gravity 104
Splatting 78.3
40% 92.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS512GSSD230S 512GB
476GB free
Firmware: P1025F8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 475
Mixed 501
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.2
158% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 90.9
133% 248 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
383GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 112%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$70
231GB free
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 349
Mixed 339
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 23.5
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 46.6
100% 209 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92%
Great: 84%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
2TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 191
Mixed 142
129% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.85
223% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51%
Great: 94%
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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 221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,766
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