Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 18 '19 at 17:18
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 460
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 680
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Lighting 251
Reflection 233
Parallax 253
78% 245 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 232
Splatting 163
82% 190 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$93
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 302 290 270 255 235 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 464
Mixed 379
SusWrite 285
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 52.6
186% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 112%
Great: 126%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$120
604GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 135 134 135 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 124
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 134
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.9%
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 11,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $952
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $90SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $601SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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