Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.8% 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)
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-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 (83rd 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-$200
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 386
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 589
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.8%
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 (82nd percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 46.3
Parallax 66.7
21% 60.6 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 69.8
Splatting 40.8
24% 55.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 25%
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: 55% Great: 92%
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$96
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: 37% Great: 93%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$70
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: 49% Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
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: 48% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
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: 48% Great: 113%
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 (88th 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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $981
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