Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.4% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:10
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 437
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 597
89% 592 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 177
Parallax 258
68% 211 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 188
Splatting 128
66% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$190
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 214 210 195 199 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 378
Write 256
Mixed 244
SusWrite 203
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 32.1
141% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 254
191% 255 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 98%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
420GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 164 168 167 168 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 122
Write 111
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 165
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
426GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 110 110 109 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 118
Write 117
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 109
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.6
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 17.9
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $826
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