Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive158% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Memory 97.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 219
85% 143 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 597
62% 488 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
41.6% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
38% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
42% 143 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$184
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 403 400 391 412 413 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 662
Write 554
Mixed 552
SusWrite 402
122% 542 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 73.7
242% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 809
576% 737 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 158%
Great: 374%
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
132GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 217 220 222 224 223 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 347
Write 320
Mixed 189
SusWrite 220
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 25.3
122% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 64.6
104% 205 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 92%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
232GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 218 221 223 224 224 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 461
Mixed 391
SusWrite 221
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.3
184% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 231
209% 318 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$49
916GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 130 129 129 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 128
Write 124
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 129
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
196% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 74%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 149 149 150 149 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 147
Write 143
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 148
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 84%
WD My Book Pro 0110 6TB
2.5TB free, PID 0110
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 172 176 172 176 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 35.7
Write 98.1
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 176
123% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
150% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 16.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

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