Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display6086 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 03 '19 at 15:09
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 686
77% 593 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
62.7% Good
Lighting 250
Reflection 231
Parallax 255
66% 245 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 226
Splatting 155
63% 184 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 274 276 275 275 274 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 445
Mixed 368
SusWrite 295
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 52
186% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 234
210% 318 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Kingston HyperX 120GB
26GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 137 107 129 134 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 399
Write 152
Mixed 200
SusWrite 129
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 33.4
143% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 168
125% 167 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 83%
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
746GB free
Firmware: 1065
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
23.4% Poor
Read 39.5
Write 40
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 41.6
28% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 60%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 47 51 53 46 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 77.2
Write 49
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 52.6
40% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 26.9
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 45
89% 45 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 1,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $836
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