Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 69.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 00:59
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.9% Good
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 329
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 625
MC Mixed 562
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
Asus(1043 8618) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 204
Parallax 217
70% 218 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 206
Splatting 167
74% 173 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-128M2S 128GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 170 167 164 167 168 MB/s
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.4% Average
Read 256
Write 166
Mixed 180
SusWrite 164
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 18.1
64% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 83.3
DQ Write 59.8
DQ Mixed 60.5
48% 67.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 52%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
48GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 86 80 86 92 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 254
Write 102
Mixed 146
SusWrite 86.1
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 26.9
111% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 84
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 85.7
69% 95.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 91.9
44% 91.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO Builds (Compare 1,072 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-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $843
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