Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.6% 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 Drive123% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 26 '19 at 20:52
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 739
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1622 MHz, MLim: 1815 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 349
Reflection 320
Parallax 349
92% 339 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 321
Splatting 218
87% 249 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 269 247 239 230 221 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 490
Mixed 400
SusWrite 267
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 65.7
226% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 359
271% 364 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
131GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 471 473 478 476 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 490
Mixed 460
SusWrite 448
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 64.7
220% 79.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 133%
Great: 132%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
816GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 179 180 180 179 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 143
Mixed 87
SusWrite 178
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 89%
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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 9,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $807
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HDDRAMUSB
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