Asus Z87-WS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 77%
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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. 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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus Z87-WS  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140416
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '16 at 07:25
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.7% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 606
67% 515 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Lighting 357
Reflection 314
Parallax 357
94% 343 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 314
Splatting 234
85% 252 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 180GB-$245
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 459
Write 188
Mixed 256
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 16.5
104% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 11.8
20% 36 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 83%
PNY CS2211 240GB-$90
72GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 512
Write 435
Mixed 455
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 14
98% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 12.3
58% 120 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT451U6MFR8C-P90 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 18.5
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-WS Builds (Compare 205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 73%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asus Z87-WS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $909
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