Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive63.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:33
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4770K-$420
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 362
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 578
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 171 91 57 49 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 399
Write 115
Mixed 140
SusWrite 97.9
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 20.1
102% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 55.2
93% 187 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
411GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 163 165 165 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 112
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 164
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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HDDRAMUSB
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