Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:02
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4770K-$459
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 435
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 630
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 206
Parallax 222
74% 225 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 221
Splatting 162
77% 178 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$88
1TB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 124
Write 110
Mixed 72.6
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.18
61% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 101%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 182
Mixed 106
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.08
4K Mixed 0.42
140% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 110%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
416GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 94.8
Write 80.5
Mixed 57.4
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 68%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
184GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 137
Mixed 116
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.22
94% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $935
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