Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics76.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (91%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory16.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 08:06
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 91%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.7% Above average
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 162
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 374
45% 339 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 290
Reflection 292
Parallax 292
75% 291 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 292
Splatting 234
79% 249 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,421
Write 3,666
Mixed 3,291
843% 3,793 MB/s
4K Read 185
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 13.7
367% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 417
DQ Mixed 550
383% 480 MB/s
Poor: 65% Great: 117%
Kbg30zmv256g TOSHIBA 256GB
237GB free
Firmware: ADHA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 101 126 92 82 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 448
Write 110
Mixed 210
SusWrite 139
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 27.2
109% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 548
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 177
176% 293 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 165%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
890GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 115 112 114 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 77.5
Write 73
Mixed 59
SusWrite 113
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 84%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
404GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 92 95 93 93 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 108
Write 102
Mixed 60
SusWrite 93.2
120% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY32GX3M4A1600C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY32GX3M4A1600C9 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 11.9
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 7,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $957
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