Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory24.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 02:16
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
67.6% Good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 98.6
SC Mixed 97.3
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 324
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 538
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 205
Reflection 143
Parallax 320
76% 223 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 221
Splatting 162
72% 167 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6e PCIe M.2 256GB-$208
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 507 479 525 529 491 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 630
Write 509
Mixed 293
SusWrite 496
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 33.1
118% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 178
161% 252 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 127%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$225
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 171 170 171 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 164
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 170
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 99%
Qnap iSCSI Storage 6.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 4.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 78 78 80 80 80 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 87%
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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-WS Builds (Compare 313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,118
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