Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.7% 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 Drive96.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 01:29
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 237
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 637
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Lighting 344
Reflection 302
Parallax 354
90% 333 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 310
Splatting 238
84% 250 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX7000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CB1.1.a Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 212 262 91 106 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 576
Mixed 517
SusWrite 186
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.9
156% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 526
DQ Mixed 312
261% 368 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 126%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
286GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 319 318 309 307 305 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 428
Mixed 442
SusWrite 327
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 54.9
178% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 130%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
893GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 128 128 127 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 163
Write 143
Mixed 97
SusWrite 127
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 7,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $973
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