Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive92.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:54
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$232
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 120
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 466
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 467
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 405
Parallax 457
135% 429 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 405
Splatting 257
132% 303 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 205 228 220 208 218 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 412
Write 228
Mixed 285
SusWrite 209
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 47.3
174% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 219
164% 220 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 94%
WD WD7502AAEX-00Y9A0 750GB
698GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 128 127 128 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 129
Write 124
Mixed 113
SusWrite 128
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 18.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.6%
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 8,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $771
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