Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime22.2 Days
Run DateDec 06 '19 at 04:22
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$223
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 86.8
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 192
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 382
48% 356 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 359
Parallax 404
98% 378 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 363
Splatting 238
96% 269 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 24 23 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 449
Write 86.7
Mixed 124
SusWrite 25.5
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 21.4
106% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 52.1
81% 162 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
643GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 175 173 158 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 142
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 169
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,044
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