Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 Drive103% 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-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '19 at 05:37
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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)
82.5% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 247
89% 187 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 682
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.5%
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: 441.20
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 510
Reflection 489
Parallax 620
134% 540 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 515
Splatting 288
134% 354 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 133%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$42
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 175 165 169 159 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 233
Mixed 337
SusWrite 162
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 51.7
192% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 242
200% 289 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$105
931GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 315 81 80 80 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 423
SusWrite 160
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 54.5
196% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
351GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 159 158 157 159 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 158
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84%
Great: 108%
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 way above expectations (93rd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.7
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 46.9
85% 46.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.5%
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 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $861
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