Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive166% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display5120 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 10:06
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 682
79% 600 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
EVGA(3842 2383) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 620
Reflection 564
Parallax 744
166% 642 fps
MRender 532
Gravity 615
Splatting 309
158% 485 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 162%
Great: 184%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$198
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 570 566 563 552 551 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 594
Write 515
Mixed 524
SusWrite 561
124% 548 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 72.8
249% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 1,005
668% 798 MB/s
Poor: 240%
This bench: 166%
Great: 379%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
931GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 404 400 407 403 402 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 441
Mixed 396
SusWrite 403
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 58.4
199% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 121%
Great: 135%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$109
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 96 93 95 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 150
Write 148
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 94.6
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 103%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 107 106 105 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 149
Write 133
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 106
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.1
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 24.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 87%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,569 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $817
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