Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.7% 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 Drive77.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-4690K-$177
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 440
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 463
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1692 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 299
Reflection 255
Parallax 299
92% 284 fps
MRender 0.2
Gravity 262
Splatting 180
65% 147 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 363 343 342 316 357 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 423
Write 329
Mixed 224
SusWrite 332
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 24
112% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 83
80% 131 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
262GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 192 190 193 195 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 177
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 190
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 61%
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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 6,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $949
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