Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics125% 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 Drive108% 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 01:08
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 382
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 534
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 377
Parallax 383
119% 382 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 396
Splatting 250
128% 294 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 125%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$75
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 299 292 295 295 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 406
Mixed 234
SusWrite 295
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.6
180% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 225
196% 293 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
826GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 174 177 177 178 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 186
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 176
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 108%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 192 192 192 193 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 159
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 192
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
357% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
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 as expected (41st percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.6
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.8%
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 11,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $966
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