Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131029
Uptime16 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 07:52
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4570-$193
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.9% Good
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 339
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 380
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1585 MHz, MLim: 1967 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 192
Parallax 212
66% 206 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 204
Splatting 143
74% 172 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 128GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JURA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 261 318 275 207 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 306
Write 223
Mixed 362
SusWrite 260
65% 287 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 28.4
82% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 295
222% 297 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 104%
Seagate ST3500620AS 500GB-$76
138GB free
Firmware: DE12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 80 80 79 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 80.6
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBSR 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-10666CL9-4GBSR 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.4% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 53%
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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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 7,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,104
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