Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.44% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive35.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140128
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 23:03
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 196
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 377
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
Gigabyte(1458 2270) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
7.44% Terrible
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 40.4
0% 21.5 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 21.6
8% 22.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.44%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$39
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 37 57 45 51 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 340
Write 56.7
Mixed 65
SusWrite 44.9
27% 127 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 0.2
52% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 26.4
44% 87.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
347GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 100 100 98 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 142
Write 148
Mixed 98.8
SusWrite 98.7
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BA160BJ.C8F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 17.3
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.4
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 2,486 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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
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