Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.4% 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.
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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 05 '19 at 00:11
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81% Excellent
1-Core 117
2-Core 230
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 610
70% 537 Pts
64-Core 614
41% 614 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$324
EVGA(3842 2067) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Lighting 328
Reflection 290
Parallax 334
86% 318 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 286
Splatting 182
84% 248 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 346 384 379 377 368 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 404
Write 447
Mixed 308
SusWrite 349
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 44.2
162% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 180
155% 223 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 106%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
445GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 132 133 133 133 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 115
Write 107
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 132
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71%
Great: 83%
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 way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 8,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $954
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