Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive96.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:26
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 441
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 436
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$340
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 313
Parallax 324
102% 324 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 312
Splatting 207
106% 245 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 363 374 254 104 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 365
Mixed 275
SusWrite 258
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.8
164% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 321
245% 331 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 105%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$100
332GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 450 275 240 238 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 407
Write 477
Mixed 378
SusWrite 318
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.3
156% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 328
246% 328 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 100%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC52
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 129 131 130 132 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 62
SusWrite 130
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G 1315 BLS4G3D18ADS3J.8FE 1315 BLS4G3D18ADS3J.8FE 16GB
1333, 1333, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 23.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 21.1
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 73%
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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 7,718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $851
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