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 way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 98.1%, 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 Drive129% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '18 at 15:59
Run Duration259 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (96th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 518
118% 518 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 514
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 308
Parallax 358
110% 340 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 312
Splatting 240
109% 253 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$39
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 508 505 223 217 225 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 554
Write 607
Mixed 572
SusWrite 350
117% 521 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 51.3
186% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 592
DQ Mixed 584
454% 624 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 129%
Great: 139%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
84GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 253 270 271 267 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 472
Mixed 443
SusWrite 264
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 60.1
214% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 233
210% 320 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 119%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 306 375 441 425 438 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 473
Mixed 408
SusWrite 373
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 71
241% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 32GB-$13
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 23 21 23 29 22 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 146
Write 16.2
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 24.2
64% 61 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 2.4
128% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 77%
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)
64.2% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 19.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.2%
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 3,991 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-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $868
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