Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:29
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 405
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 682
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$400
MSI(1462 C307) ≥ 4GB; GeForce GTX 970Ti
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 359
Parallax 412
123% 387 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 367
Splatting 236
116% 266 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 256GB-$114
95GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 302 300 300 299 299 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 301
Mixed 283
SusWrite 300
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 37.9
146% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 185
165% 248 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 121 92 116 121 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 121
Write 146
Mixed 85
SusWrite 114
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99[2/7/4]110(E/F) 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
28.9% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 8.7
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 7.4
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

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