Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141009
Uptime16.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 05:16
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$220
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 97.7
2-Core 235
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 413
55% 406 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$380
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.6% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 181
Parallax 199
52% 193 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 189
Splatting 127
53% 155 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 51 75 114 104 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 156
Write 147
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 80.5
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1648 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 17.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $978
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