Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 74.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.5% 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 Drive301% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 12:15
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User BHR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 218
76% 163 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 433
60% 434 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$272
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 304
Reflection 246
Parallax 284
80% 278 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 266
Splatting 177
76% 224 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 1127 1147 1169 1140 1134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 1471
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,229
SusWrite 1,095
284% 1,266 MB/s
4K Read 72.3
4K Write 218
4K Mixed 104
358% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,570
DQ Write 1,325
DQ Mixed 1,627
1,170% 1,507 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 301%
Great: 352%
Samsung STORY Station 3 2TB
1TB free, PID 6054
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 100 102 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 94
Write 110
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 100
123% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
111% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.8%
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 way above expectations (99th percentile)
34.5% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.6
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 1,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,064
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