Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive94.4% 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 Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime10.6 Days
Run DateMay 01 '19 at 10:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 128
2-Core 251
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 637
71% 547 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 595
Reflection 406
Parallax 470
156% 490 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 438
Splatting 265
116% 318 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$39
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 393 412 421 421 384 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 416
Mixed 272
SusWrite 398
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 20
136% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 111
122% 200 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 86%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 102 104 104 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 99
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 102
68% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 18,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $978
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