Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive68.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140415
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 00:37
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User VEN-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Relative performance (0th percentile)
29.3% Poor
Memory 40.9
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 98.5
44% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 97.9
8-Core 135
15% 117 Pts
64-Core 77.4
5% 77.4 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 268 242 242 240 241 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 340
Write 337
Mixed 280
SusWrite 256
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 26.7
92% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 170
146% 214 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
232GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 90 91 91 90 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
50% Average
Read 83.3
Write 83.8
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 90.4
59% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
32.1% Below average
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.3
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7.2
15% 5.1 GB/s
Latency 198
20% 198 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $978
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