Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive131% 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)
Memory5.8 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 07:25
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 (54th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 401
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 416
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 265
Reflection 165
Parallax 219
77% 216 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 256
Splatting 182
81% 186 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 407 415 414 410 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 484
Mixed 402
SusWrite 379
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 67.6
230% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 364
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 165 166 165 168 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 115
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 166
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.4
418% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
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 (98th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 59%
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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 7,299 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-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $908
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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