Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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 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 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131029
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 16:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$200
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 111
2-Core 221
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 423
57% 420 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$420
EVGA(3842 3162) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 313
Parallax 401
99% 364 fps
MRender 370
Gravity 341
Splatting 228
102% 313 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 409 432 412 411 416 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 431
Mixed 388
SusWrite 414
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 53.6
165% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 81.2
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 52.6
87% 160 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.8
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 21.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 2,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $950
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