Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive219% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors, 1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 26 '19 at 01:37
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Memory 98.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 730
80% 619 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2009 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 72% Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: E7FM03.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1045 862 587 595 597 597 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1,007
Write 1,082
Mixed 705
SusWrite 714
197% 877 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 54.5
216% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 634
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 588
455% 620 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 178%
Great: 178%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$85
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1352 312 308 311 310 311 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,623
Write 1,447
Mixed 700
SusWrite 484
237% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 50.3
247% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,096
DQ Write 1,193
DQ Mixed 714
656% 1,001 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 219%
Great: 234%
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
112GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 60 72 55 26 30 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 491
Write 464
Mixed 361
SusWrite 80.6
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 39.9
163% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 178
179% 287 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 91%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 720GB
363GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 584 642 236 50 49 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 1,366
Write 571
Mixed 453
SusWrite 272
146% 666 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 27.6
121% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 512
DQ Mixed 135
176% 307 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 125%
Great: 178%
Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB-$150
465GB free
Firmware: AV002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 115 114 116 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 117
72% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.1
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 44.1
91% 44.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,206
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