Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.8% 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 Drive127% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 23:25
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.6% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 426
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
Asus(1043 86B0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Lighting 320
Reflection 277
Parallax 323
83% 307 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 282
Splatting 179
78% 246 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 387 467 486 484 318 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 484
Mixed 462
SusWrite 404
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 62.1
209% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609ES2LX0. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609ES2LX0. 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 13,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $967
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