Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 437
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 666
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 411.63
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 238
Reflection 209
Parallax 227
72% 225 fps
Gravity 226
Splatting 179
88% 202 fps
Poor: 62% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 508
Write 474
Mixed 405
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 70.6
250% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 70.8
129% 255 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$50
87GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 72 69 68 71 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 86.8
Write 89.3
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 70.1
56% 75.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 71%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 64GB-$27
60GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 14 14 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 6.8
Write 23
Mixed 22
SusWrite 14
25% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 4.8
279% 4.13 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.7
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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