Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 70.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 24 '19 at 03:08
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.6% Very good
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 361
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 370
55% 369 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 69.5
Parallax 107
34% 95.2 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 97
Splatting 75.4
36% 84.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 120GB-$20
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 105 18 56 4.3 49 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 464
Write 381
Mixed 389
SusWrite 87.7
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 22.1
108% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 1.1
72% 168 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
80GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 108 110 109 108 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 106
Write 86
Mixed 70
SusWrite 108
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
271GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 136 137 137 135 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 142
Write 102
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 136
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 18.7
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 20.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.1%
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 Z97-A Builds (Compare 11,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $974
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