Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.1% 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 Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:39
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
1-Core 137
2-Core 265
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 730
78% 609 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 499
Parallax 629
138% 547 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 554
Splatting 304
128% 377 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB-$181
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 109 106 101 100 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 341
Write 145
Mixed 219
SusWrite 105
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35.1
157% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 148
112% 150 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 90%
Adata SU650 960GB
89GB free
Firmware: Q1122BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 414 411 411 411 410 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 403
Mixed 330
SusWrite 410
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 34.7
139% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 219
182% 259 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$110
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 165 164 161 167 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 150
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 163
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
271% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.3
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
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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 Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

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