Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% 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.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 22:23
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 259
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 696
78% 599 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 522
Parallax 640
148% 575 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 559
Splatting 298
145% 375 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 144%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 477 477 478 473 479 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 88% Great: 135%
Intel Raid 5 Volume 750GB
512GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 230 231 203 157 172 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 530
Write 231
Mixed 285
SusWrite 204
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 30.8
116% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 140
112% 162 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 166%
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)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 26.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 4,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,044
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