Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.9% 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)
Boot Drive3.48% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 23:48
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.1% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 260
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 596
68% 522 Pts
64-Core 634
42% 634 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Relative performance (0th percentile)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 179
Parallax 267
12% 149 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 195
Splatting 130
51% 156 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$91
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFZ10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 44 3.5 36 27 5.9 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
3.48% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 18.3
Mixed 10
SusWrite 24.3
4% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.6
4% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 3.48%
Great: 87%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
27GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 114 121 113 113 115 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 343
Write 155
Mixed 212
SusWrite 114
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 44.4
165% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 117
93% 128 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$72
284GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 117 116 116 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 136
Mixed 36
SusWrite 116
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 64%
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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 12,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

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