Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive243% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
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MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '16 at 22:13
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 440
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 635
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 685
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7254
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 179
Parallax 213
61% 194 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 180
Splatting 122
66% 152 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$549
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0174 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,127
Write 948
Mixed 1,321
322% 1,465 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 346
4K Mixed 32.8
296% 142 MB/s
DQ Read 45.8
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 32.2
125% 255 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 243%
Great: 232%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.4
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.6
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 81%
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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 4,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $868
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