Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics10.6% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive120% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140128
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 06 '19 at 18:35
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4771-$337
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 115
2-Core 204
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 518
58% 445 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
3% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 19.2
Parallax 23.5
3% 18.5 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.6
3% 15.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3%
Great: 3%
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 3555) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
10.6% Very poor
Lighting 32.1
Reflection 25.7
Parallax 44
8% 33.9 fps
MRender 29.8
Gravity 38.4
Splatting 31.6
11% 33.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 417 380 404 397 398 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 456
Mixed 366
SusWrite 406
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 57.2
196% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 248
217% 323 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
11GB free, PID 1607
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.8 9.8 11 12 12 9.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
6.8% Terrible
Read 21.2
Write 9.3
Mixed 4
SusWrite 10.6
13% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 2 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.8%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/8GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.1% Below average
MC Read 12.2
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.2
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 11.7
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,090
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