Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140128
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 99.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 350
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 370
53% 352 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 289
Parallax 333
101% 315 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 288
Splatting 223
101% 236 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
150GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 321 319 325 324 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 331
Mixed 318
SusWrite 318
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 41.1
154% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 149
140% 212 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 133 132 129 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 159
Write 166
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 129
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.7% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 73%
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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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 6,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $904
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