Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive256% 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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 12:20
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 450
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 479
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 864B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 124
41% 116 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.4
42% 97.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$78
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1130 371 293 297 297 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,169
Write 1,473
Mixed 971
SusWrite 448
280% 1,265 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 84.3
282% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 1,473
DQ Mixed 1,004
821% 1,149 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 256%
Great: 270%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
493GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 157 155 157 158 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 100
Write 94
Mixed 63
SusWrite 155
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 16.2
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.1%
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 8,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $766
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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