Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.79% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive148% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160316
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 07 '19 at 02:29
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590S-$182
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.1% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 219
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 428
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5063
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.79% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 17.2
Parallax 22
4% 17 fps
MRender 20.6
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.4
4% 15.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.79%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 656 671 646 677 675 676 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 624
Write 678
Mixed 525
SusWrite 667
141% 624 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 45.5
166% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 800
575% 742 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 148%
Great: 170%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 500GB-$44
441GB free
Firmware: SDM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 121 125 127 130 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 98.3
Write 126
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 125
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.3
260% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT2TXRG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 1,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $817
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