Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.7% 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime3 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 13:02
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$243
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.1% Above average
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 83.1
SC Mixed 90
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 289
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 337
48% 316 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 172
Parallax 202
58% 184 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 174
Splatting 123
64% 148 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$40
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 390 403 407 396 353 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 404
Mixed 390
SusWrite 375
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 40.2
135% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 274
228% 329 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 166 169 169 169 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 182
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 168
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 72%
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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 GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $806
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