Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive125% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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
12 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:14
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 537
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 541
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 534
81% 538 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4889
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.63% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 22.7
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 19.1
6% 15.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.63%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1683 MHz, MLim: 1785 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 345
Parallax 388
119% 373 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 342
Splatting 234
115% 266 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 164 152 144 148 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 489
Mixed 417
SusWrite 204
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 68.6
244% 90.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 125%
Great: 134%
Seagate ST32000644NS 2TB
293GB free
Firmware: KA0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 83 84 84 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 85.8
Write 86.3
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 83.5
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
248GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 116 115 116 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 148
Write 113
Mixed 78
SusWrite 115
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 112%
ST4000VN 008-2DR166 4TB
2TB free, PID 0711
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 28 29 29 29 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
17.4% Very poor
Read 32
Write 27.8
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 28.3
39% 28.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
100% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.5% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.5%
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 Z97-A Builds (Compare 7,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $961
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