Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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 (89th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 467
64% 468 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Lighting 345
Reflection 304
Parallax 321
88% 323 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 306
Splatting 229
80% 246 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$40
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: 83% Great: 140%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
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: 65% Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
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: 76% Great: 134%
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: 32%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

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