Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 68.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 08:55
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
68.7% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 552
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
53% Above average
Lighting 191
Reflection 183
Parallax 256
50% 210 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 191
Splatting 132
53% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 137 121 141 146 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 290
Write 210
Mixed 227
SusWrite 135
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 38.4
137% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 144
119% 169 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
839GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 146 150 155 154 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 173
Mixed 34
SusWrite 150
95% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
32.4% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 8.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 7,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $952
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