Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 87.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive116% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 17:33
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 453
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 473
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 305
Parallax 352
107% 334 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 306
Splatting 235
107% 248 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 231 220 221 222 221 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 534
Write 619
Mixed 554
SusWrite 251
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 49.3
170% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 513
DQ Mixed 495
400% 570 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 116%
Great: 139%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
165GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 272 270 271 269 270 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 478
Mixed 426
SusWrite 282
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.5
205% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 235
212% 320 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
365GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 418 434 446 447 446 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 476
Mixed 408
SusWrite 424
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 65.7
222% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 18.7
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,009 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-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $868
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