Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive92.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 21:34
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 437
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 630
94% 626 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 209 194 184 177 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 426
Write 459
Mixed 324
SusWrite 198
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42
154% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 237
213% 322 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 112%
Transcend SSD370S 512GB-$198
477GB free
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 152 156 157 158 160 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 354
Write 321
Mixed 261
SusWrite 156
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 35.1
121% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 160
126% 177 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 112%
Plextor M5 Pro 128GB-$130
104GB free
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 150 153 154 155 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 350
Write 318
Mixed 237
SusWrite 151
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 34.1
122% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 144
126% 189 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 98%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
465GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 520 522 536 544 544 546 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 700
Write 591
Mixed 491
SusWrite 535
130% 579 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56.6
191% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 845
596% 755 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 152%
Great: 259%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
465GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 164 171 170 172 175 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 367
Write 285
Mixed 278
SusWrite 168
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 50.1
173% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 444
304% 375 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 259%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
931GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 103 105 105 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 106
Write 96.7
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 105
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 24.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 80%
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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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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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