Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 8 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
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:53
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 115
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 512
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 512
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB; AERO 8G OC
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 399
Parallax 429
132% 418 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 410
Splatting 256
134% 305 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 133%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 85 88 89 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 109
Write 126
Mixed 72
SusWrite 87.4
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C10D3/4G 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.4
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 6,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $949
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