Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics127% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 94.6
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 366
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 338
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
Gainward(10B0 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 376
Parallax 403
126% 396 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 396
Splatting 244
128% 293 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 477
Write 460
Mixed 352
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 52
184% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 234
210% 316 MB/s
Poor: 65% Great: 117%
Micron C400 RealSSD 128GB
45GB free
Firmware: 0G09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 183 190 192 194 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 416
Write 190
Mixed 224
SusWrite 186
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 18.7
119% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 57.6
91% 178 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 65%
Seagate ST3500830AS 500GB-$41
448GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 70 76 76 77 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
42% Average
Read 71.5
Write 74.8
Mixed 47.2
SusWrite 74.6
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
53GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 88 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 163
Write 107
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 88.6
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.6% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 15.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 79%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 89%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $980
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