Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150209
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:18
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 230
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 592
63% 489 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 46.3
Parallax 66.7
18% 60.6 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 69.8
Splatting 40.8
20% 55.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300s SATA M.2 256GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2170002
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 489
Write 436
Mixed 267
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.5
164% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 150
159% 264 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 97%
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$110
208GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 305
Mixed 222
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 19.9
110% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 59
75% 130 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 93%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$88
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC54
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 144
Write 105
Mixed 76
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
564GB free
Firmware: CC41
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 154
Write 58.7
Mixed 73.8
71% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
289GB free
Firmware: CC41
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 187
Write 178
Mixed 79.6
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 115%
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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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