Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics210% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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 (57th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 518
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 676
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
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 (47th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Lighting 620
Reflection 564
Parallax 744
206% 642 fps
MRender 532
Gravity 615
Splatting 309
214% 485 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 210%
Great: 240%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
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: 233%
This bench: 166%
Great: 377%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$249
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: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 136%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
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: 47%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 101%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$75
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: 43%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 86%
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 (92nd 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: 35%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 3,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $822
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