Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:40
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.1% Very good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 97.7
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 363
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 356
55% 364 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 99 116 120 113 120 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 118
Write 116
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 114
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 112%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
27GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 53 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 57.6
Write 59.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 53
72% 52.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 62%
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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).

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $967
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