Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.3% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '16 at 22:07
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 554
74% 544 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 250
Reflection 214
Parallax 228
66% 231 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 230
Splatting 167
63% 184 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 323
Mixed 388
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 32.2
154% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 47.2
91% 178 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$103
428GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 75.1
Write 94.1
Mixed 101
68% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 77%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$38
271GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 95
Write 76.4
Mixed 76.9
62% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.43
111% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST3500630AS 224GB
182GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42% Average
Read 70.5
Write 76
Mixed 57.6
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.41
88% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 29.3
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 29.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 4,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,026
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