Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:24
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 408
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 644
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 199
Parallax 214
69% 213 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 212
Splatting 161
75% 174 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 118 96 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 339
Write 360
Mixed 307
SusWrite 121
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 19
111% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 0.2
48% 115 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 168 168 167 169 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 152
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 164
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
661GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 109 108 107 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 191
Write 191
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 108
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
344GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 94 96 95 96 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 63
SusWrite 95.5
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1923 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 72%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 3,669 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-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $843
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