Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:38
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 93.9
SC Mixed 109
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 411
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 435
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 310
Parallax 356
108% 337 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 312
Splatting 240
109% 253 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 72 81 87 80 88 MB/s
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59.5% Above average
Read 218
Write 149
Mixed 176
SusWrite 79.2
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 39.3
133% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.9
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 107
79% 100 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 72%
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$108
91GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 164 174 214 203 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56% Above average
Read 410
Write 250
Mixed 248
SusWrite 184
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 22.5
4K Mixed 26.5
78% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 66.4
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 67.9
54% 74.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56%
Great: 63%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
834GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 92 93 92 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 147
Write 116
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 84.6
132% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 8.1
4K Mixed 0.7
306% 3.57 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 10.5
DQ Mixed 0.6
379% 3.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 26
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 1,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $562
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