Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive87.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 00:10
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 117
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 465
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 441
66% 443 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 343
Reflection 302
Parallax 318
103% 321 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 304
Splatting 237
107% 249 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 245 240 251 250 268 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 424
Write 241
Mixed 247
SusWrite 250
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 31.4
134% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 304
235% 324 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 142%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
71GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 271 272 272 271 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 482
Mixed 362
SusWrite 285
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 56.7
201% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 217
202% 313 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
433GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 420 425 437 428 431 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 409
SusWrite 421
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 67.2
228% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 133%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61%
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-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $868
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