Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '16 at 19:06
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 232
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 634
65% 513 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Lighting 362
Reflection 316
Parallax 363
94% 347 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 319
Splatting 238
83% 256 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,338
Write 1,462
Mixed 1,524
392% 1,775 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 60.2
242% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 518
DQ Write 400
DQ Mixed 215
227% 378 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 277%
Great: 282%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
270GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 173
Mixed 170
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.37
100% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.5
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 8,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,075
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