Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive149% 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.
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 Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:34
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 400
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 605
89% 596 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
Gigabyte(1458 37C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 323
Parallax 397
120% 369 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 369
Splatting 226
140% 322 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 132%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$206
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 419 583 563 561 562 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 689
Write 622
Mixed 484
SusWrite 544
131% 585 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.1
198% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 444
369% 541 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 149%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64%
Great: 64%
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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-K Builds (Compare 5,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $989
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