Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 15:47
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$344
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 193
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 406
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 409
27% 409 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$212
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 304
Reflection 231
Parallax 251
80% 262 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 244
Splatting 172
66% 190 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssd2sc24 0G1CS2754D117-48 240GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 277 285 290 288 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 290
Mixed 274
SusWrite 284
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 33.3
154% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 180
163% 247 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 96%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$50
363GB free
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 90 90 91 91 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 89.1
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 65%
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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 18.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 2,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $850
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