Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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.
Boot Drive88.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 18:55
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 above expectations (68th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 251
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 654
71% 549 Pts
64-Core 663
44% 663 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 482
Parallax 593
135% 529 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 508
Splatting 271
132% 343 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 131%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$42
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 165 172 155 69 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 424
Write 411
Mixed 323
SusWrite 153
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 39.7
155% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 252
209% 302 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
206GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 117 116 117 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 99.7
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 116
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.6
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 26.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 4,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

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