Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '19 at 11:57
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$164
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 92.5
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 194
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 376
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$64
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 253 263 261 263 263 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 679
Write 248
Mixed 348
SusWrite 260
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 53.5
184% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 393
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 260
213% 306 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 115%
Great: 274%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
60.5% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $908
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