Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 89.6%, 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:28
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 451
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 554
82% 551 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 366
Parallax 457
134% 415 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 411
Splatting 253
133% 303 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 133%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EZEX-08RKKA0 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 100 100 97 106 104 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 33.1
Write 48.5
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 100
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
106% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
32GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
63% Good
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 88
SusWrite 103
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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