Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 97.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive116% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-USB31  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 17 '18 at 14:48
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 510
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 509
77% 511 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2039 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 306
Parallax 333
107% 331 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 319
Splatting 245
111% 258 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 217 221 220 224 220 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 555
Write 634
Mixed 495
SusWrite 258
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 50
162% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 499
402% 570 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 116%
Great: 139%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
83GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 268 269 264 271 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 472
Mixed 450
SusWrite 278
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.1
212% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 235
212% 321 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 447 443 455 453 454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 382
SusWrite 432
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 67.7
230% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 32GB-$13
23GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 22 22 22 22 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 32.2
Write 24.2
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 22.9
38% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.9
108% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,013 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-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $868
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