Asus Z87-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PRO  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130819
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 14:52
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$249
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 98.2
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 185
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 354
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1623 MHz, MLim: 2050 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Lighting 146
Reflection 125
Parallax 139
38% 137 fps
MRender 96.6
Gravity 130
Splatting 90
36% 106 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$47
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 64 55 60 52 59 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 462
Write 351
Mixed 118
SusWrite 83.2
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 36.6
132% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 93.6
DQ Mixed 177
136% 190 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 79%
Samsung HD502HI 500GB-$107
223GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 91
Write 94.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 93.2
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-636.A00LF 9905471-011.A00LF 12GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.1% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.6
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 6.6
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 45
89% 45 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PRO Builds (Compare 2,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $887
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