Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 79.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive128% 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 Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:20
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
79.2% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 411
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 412
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 171
Parallax 156
50% 164 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 261
Splatting 170
80% 184 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 422 432 411 201 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 466
Mixed 394
SusWrite 338
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.5
228% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 128%
Great: 133%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 185 189 190 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 156
Mixed 61
SusWrite 188
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.4
418% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 60%
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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 Builds (Compare 7,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $803
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HDDRAMUSB
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