Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.42% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.4% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 07:30
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G3260
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
48.1% Average
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 188
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 192
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G4 Pentium/Celeron 1.05/1.15 GHz)
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5063
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.42% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 10.7
2% 8.9 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.9
1% 7.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.42%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Pro 6000p NVMe PCIe M.2 360GB
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 505 161 118 108 142 108 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 492
Mixed 480
SusWrite 190
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.1
164% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 47.3
102% 213 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 154%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 64GB-$11
56GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 32 33 23 17 19 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 153
Write 32
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 26.4
69% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 1.1
76% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
33.1% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 9
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 8.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 7,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $952
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