Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics135% 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 Drive82.1% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131029
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 11 '19 at 23:26
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th 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 i7-4770K-$440
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 94.1
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 96.1
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 301
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 432
66% 437 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 414
Parallax 494
132% 432 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 460
Splatting 252
138% 312 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 135%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 352 382 396 393 396 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 453
Write 403
Mixed 335
SusWrite 380
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 28.2
94% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 236
184% 252 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.8
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.1%
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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 6,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $942
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HDDRAMUSB
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