Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 62.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.9% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 10:17
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
62.1% Good
1-Core 108
2-Core 200
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 556
57% 448 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 270
Parallax 289
94% 291 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 288
Splatting 223
101% 235 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 235 225 224 209 202 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 445
Mixed 386
SusWrite 225
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 56.2
184% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 147
167% 285 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
129GB free
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 256 257 249 225 219 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 281
Mixed 330
SusWrite 256
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 41.1
168% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 227
206% 315 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$38
699GB free
Firmware: 1AA01107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 80 86 87 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 78.5
Write 76.5
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 83.1
54% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.4% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14.5
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 91%
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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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 7,546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,104
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