Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive228% 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 and 1 month 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 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. (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 14 '18 at 11:49
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 (99th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 123
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 439
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 648
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 320
Parallax 376
115% 355 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 327
Splatting 247
113% 262 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 114%
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 (65th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 515
Write 196
Mixed 209
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 17.6
98% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 26.1
57% 118 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 84%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,317
Write 1,214
Mixed 1,183
276% 1,238 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 60.6
229% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 240
299% 544 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 228%
Great: 269%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
76GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 24% Great: 70%
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 (95th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 26.1
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 24.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.8%
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-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 3,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $778
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