Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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 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 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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 Drive106% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150424
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 11:30
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 33%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 402
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 609
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 313
Parallax 348
105% 332 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 314
Splatting 196
104% 238 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 416 405 334 196 197 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 368
Write 382
Mixed 319
SusWrite 332
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 52.1
177% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
778GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 190 191 186 189 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 128
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 188
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 63%
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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 9,608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $960
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