Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 87.5%, 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 Drive115% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:35
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 450
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 464
69% 463 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1610 MHz, MLim: 1849 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 311
Parallax 343
103% 327 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 313
Splatting 220
107% 248 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 220 254 249 246 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 483
Mixed 349
SusWrite 251
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 57.3
204% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 228
208% 317 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$65
928GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 140 141 141 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 155
Write 139
Mixed 66
SusWrite 140
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 27.2
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 24.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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