Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:31
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 507
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 688
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 178
Parallax 196
60% 189 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 183
Splatting 126
67% 155 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$52
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 164 94 84 104 85 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 457
Write 421
Mixed 238
SusWrite 135
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 19.2
125% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 36.9
30% 42 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 90%
OCZ AGILITY4 500GB
285GB free
Firmware: MX15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 68 69 69 69 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 98.4
Write 95.6
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 68.9
18% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
3% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 112% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63%
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-K Builds (Compare 4,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $952
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