Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.3% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 5 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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 17:09
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4770K-$460
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 369
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 578
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 280
Parallax 313
95% 299 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 282
Splatting 205
98% 226 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 188 103 61 67 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 431
Mixed 368
SusWrite 141
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 49.4
171% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 219
197% 298 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 116%
Intel 535 Series 480GB-$199
117GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 150 134 135 158 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
61% Good
Read 446
Write 239
Mixed 250
SusWrite 156
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 22.9
87% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 115
97% 145 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
829GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 174 173 174 172 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 151
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 173
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$5
4GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 10 9.1 9 9.1 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 29.9
Write 18.3
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 12.2
25% 20 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 3
189% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 34%
Kingston SNA-DC/U 240GB
90GB free, PID 6298
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 26 26 26 26 26 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 26.7
Write 25.4
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 25.6
35% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 7.6
546% 7.63 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 25.4
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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