Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive94.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 16:26
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 544
125% 549 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 739
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3365) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.86
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 693
Reflection 380
Parallax 445
186% 506 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 409
Splatting 246
131% 298 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 154%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 451 452 440 442 442 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 439
Mixed 281
SusWrite 441
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 31.5
115% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 164
161% 256 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
791GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 154 154 153 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 117
Write 174
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 155
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.8
331% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
510GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 163 159 163 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 151
Mixed 75
SusWrite 162
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 97%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 25
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 25.5
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 76%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $529
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