Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive28.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 19:58
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60.5% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 168
67% 137 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 481
50% 390 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 274
Reflection 217
Parallax 275
72% 256 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 231
Splatting 172
69% 216 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 40 41 44 45 49 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.9% Poor
Read 202
Write 62.5
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 45.1
21% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 11.6
38% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 57.2
DQ Mixed 45.1
58% 109 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 74 65 68 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 88
Write 84.2
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 67.7
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 9,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $831
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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