Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive161% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 08:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 479
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 677
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.18% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 19.3
Parallax 24.7
5% 19.1 fps
MRender 23.5
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 20.2
7% 17.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.18%
Great: 6%
AMD RX 580-$190
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 186
Parallax 288
74% 229 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 215
Splatting 131
72% 166 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 566 571 538 500 474 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 970
Write 924
Mixed 562
SusWrite 570
169% 757 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 58.2
207% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 456
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 465
371% 512 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 161%
Great: 328%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
10GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 59 51 61 49 57 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 73.8
Write 73.5
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 56.3
48% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20.6
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 72%
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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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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $809
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