Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140707
Uptime6.8 Days
Run DateNov 07 '19 at 08:14
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 705
81% 619 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 307
Reflection 297
Parallax 312
81% 305 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 290
Splatting 229
79% 241 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,860
Write 87.7
Mixed 170
424% 2,039 MB/s
4K Read 745
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 10.5
1,146% 254 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 123%
Hitachi HTS541080G9SA00 80GB
49GB free
Firmware: MB4OC60R
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 30.2
Write 27.7
Mixed 21.2
20% 26.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 18%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
691GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 168
Write 158
Mixed 20
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 26.1
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 47.3
85% 47.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 86%
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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%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,010
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