Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.05% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140508
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 13:34
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 465
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 656
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4264
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.05% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 23.9
5% 18.8 fps
MRender 23.3
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.9
7% 17 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.05%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BA400G4 400GB
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: G201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 439 435 441 439 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 380
Write 442
Mixed 316
SusWrite 437
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 34.6
159% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 93.6
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 130
116% 169 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HUH728080ALE6044 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: A4GN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 187 189 167 187 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 189
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 183
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
Seagate ST2000NM0008-2F3100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 190 191 190 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 190
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 190
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
260% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69%
Great: 78%
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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).

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 10,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $947
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