Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 17:24
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 715
78% 606 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 400
Parallax 423
113% 417 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 416
Splatting 263
111% 310 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$200
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,709
Write 6,893
Mixed 7,029
1,609% 7,210 MB/s
4K Read 608
4K Write 273
4K Mixed 360
1,527% 414 MB/s
DQ Read 1,171
DQ Write 750
DQ Mixed 828
653% 916 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 118%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$200
251GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 454 395 375 375 378 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 415
Write 480
Mixed 385
SusWrite 406
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 43.9
163% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 339
254% 338 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
73GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 460 475 476 476 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 468
Mixed 369
SusWrite 472
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 49.6
181% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 178
178% 288 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 120%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
485GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 143 143 143 143 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 120
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 142
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 27.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 28
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 88%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $952
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $360AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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