Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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. 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91% 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 Drive180% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 01:57
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User BHR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 113
79% 114 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 407
75% 420 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 428
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 236
Parallax 269
88% 267 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 254
Splatting 178
93% 215 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
884GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 522 562 579 591 608 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
180% Outstanding
Read 700
Write 617
Mixed 633
SusWrite 528
139% 620 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 84.8
278% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 1,102
724% 853 MB/s
Poor: 221%
This bench: 180%
Great: 369%
Samsung STORY Station 3 2TB
1TB free, PID 6054
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 100 100 100 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 62
Write 35.8
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 101
87% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-056.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
33.4% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 10.3
SC Mixed 10.8
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 34%
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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-C Builds (Compare 1,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,124
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