Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 10:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
74% Very good
Memory 87.3
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 184
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 357
48% 355 Pts
64-Core 365
24% 365 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
Gigabyte(1458 368A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.4% Average
Lighting 164
Reflection 163
Parallax 176
43% 168 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 159
Splatting 114
46% 139 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 160 151 129 120 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 494
Write 185
Mixed 244
SusWrite 135
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 41.3
150% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 174
144% 208 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
390GB free
Firmware: 2AR20003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 45
Write 35.7
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 89.2
38% 51 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-077.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.4
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 9.5
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 3,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $818
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