Asus GRYPHON Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.7% 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 Drive85.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z87  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 21:20
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 680
74% 573 Pts
64-Core 679
46% 679 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 326
Reflection 288
Parallax 329
84% 314 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 298
Splatting 203
76% 233 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 132 175 67 129 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 495
Write 472
Mixed 382
SusWrite 166
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 36.1
133% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 209
188% 285 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 98%
WD Elements 10B8 1.5TB
347GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 40.3
Write 40.5
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 40.9
52% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-056.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8GX 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 19.6
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z87 Builds (Compare 1,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $986
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