Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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 Drive59.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:32
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 as expected (57th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 420
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 653
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 98%
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: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 320
Parallax 424
127% 383 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 382
Splatting 234
143% 329 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 90 88 98 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 170
Write 98.7
Mixed 129
SusWrite 95.5
28% 123 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 32.8
135% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 68.4
68% 110 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 61%
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 480GB-$200
217GB free
Firmware: 507ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 217 219 221 216 230 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 444
Write 296
Mixed 293
SusWrite 226
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 24.4
87% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 87.7
83% 133 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$50
429GB free
Firmware: SD14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 13 13 13 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 93
Write 13.2
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 13.1
25% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.6%
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 9,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $928
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