Asus GRYPHON Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 Drive97.6% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z87  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 21:49
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74.3% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 377
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 399
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$450
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 223
Parallax 483
115% 338 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 296
Splatting 278
106% 250 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$279
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 215 209 210 203 196 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 319
Mixed 269
SusWrite 210
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.6
167% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 133
152% 261 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 118%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$139
272GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1432 1173 592 592 592 592 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 1,991
Write 1,765
Mixed 826
SusWrite 829
301% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 61.6
243% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,033
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,037
824% 1,135 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 257%
Great: 255%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.8%
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 GRYPHON Z87 Builds (Compare 1,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 - $259

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $954
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