Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.9% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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 (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (32nd percentile)
76.3% Very good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 200
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 556
57% 448 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.9% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 270
Parallax 289
82% 291 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 288
Splatting 223
78% 235 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 235 225 224 209 202 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th 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: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 133%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
129GB free
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 256 257 249 225 219 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st 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: 63%
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 (61st 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: 28%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 60%
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: How to enable XMP
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: 44%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 11,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,090
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