Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory20.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:57
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$230
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 429
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 429
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 188
Parallax 202
67% 205 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 209
Splatting 165
75% 175 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 503
Write 490
Mixed 370
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.3
213% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 124%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
2TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 160 161 160 161 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 138
Write 146
Mixed 18
SusWrite 161
83% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 17.8
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,085 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-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,017
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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