Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 11 '19 at 02:57
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 257
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 523
71% 522 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 288 294 289 287 286 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 444
Mixed 424
SusWrite 286
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 57.3
183% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 130%
Adata SU655 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: V8X01b10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 365 371 371 372 371 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 375
Write 359
Mixed 312
SusWrite 356
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 28.7
105% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 74.6
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 116
100% 142 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 99%
USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID 5598
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 4.1 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
11.7% Very poor
Read 36.5
Write 7
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 5
14% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.9
129% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 62%

 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-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $823
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