Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:18
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 452
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 448
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 123
38% 109 fps
MRender 79.3
Gravity 115
Splatting 82.6
40% 92.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 444 437 448 447 446 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 450
Mixed 350
SusWrite 447
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 37.1
152% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 352
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 08G-D3-2133-MR 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 76%
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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 3,798 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-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $879
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