Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 88.6%, 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 Drive344% 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 8 years and 10 months 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14 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 12:05
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 437
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 648
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 324
Parallax 376
115% 357 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 327
Splatting 243
112% 261 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
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
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 518
Write 187
Mixed 200
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 14.3
103% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 52.4
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 18.6
25% 44.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 75%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 250GB
50GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
344% Outstanding
Read 2,869
Write 1,481
Mixed 1,828
454% 2,059 MB/s
4K Read 76.6
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 88.2
348% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 286
335% 593 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 344%
Great: 306%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
76GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 72%
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 (98th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 26.6
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 25.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 80%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $817
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