Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics40.3% 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 Drive50.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 02 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$210
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 58.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
81% 149 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 507
70% 511 Pts
64-Core 521
35% 521 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
40.3% Average
Lighting 157
Reflection 90.4
Parallax 202
41% 150 fps
MRender 69.1
Gravity 158
Splatting 98.4
40% 109 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 90GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 76 80 79 80 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 152
Write 92.7
Mixed 118
SusWrite 79.2
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 26.9
112% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 93.9
DQ Mixed 101
80% 113 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 55%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
813GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 77 79 79 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 86.3
Write 61.5
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 78.9
53% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
193% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$16
29GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 17 16 16 16 16 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Read 32.5
Write 19.2
Mixed 18.4
SusWrite 16.9
27% 21.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.6
130% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.3
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 131
30% 131 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 10,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $965
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