Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79% 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 Drive130% 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:16
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 440
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 680
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 229
Parallax 249
76% 241 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 228
Splatting 163
81% 188 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 465 469 472 467 471 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 469
Mixed 447
SusWrite 468
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 349
264% 356 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WD WD1600AVCS-632DY1 160GB
50GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 63 64 64 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 64
Write 61.5
Mixed 41
SusWrite 62.5
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 39%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
867GB free
Firmware: 2AR20002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 87 92 93 95 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 101
Write 51.8
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 89.4
55% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-8GBXL 0420 F3-10666CL9-8GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 32GB
1333, 1333, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 17.9
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 9,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $952
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