Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 16 '18 at 04:36
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (80th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 469
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 461
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 304
Parallax 321
104% 323 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 306
Splatting 229
106% 246 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 456
Write 449
Mixed 492
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 35.4
136% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 466
DQ Mixed 517
391% 527 MB/s
Poor: 84% Great: 139%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
139GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 482
Write 293
Mixed 342
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56.7
202% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 230
208% 316 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
365GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 495
Write 470
Mixed 388
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65.5
222% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81% 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 (92nd percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 20.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.1
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.7%
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).

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

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