Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 48.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '20 at 15:22
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4570-$158
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.9% Average
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 178
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 324
34% 269 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Zotac(19DA 7260) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 100
Parallax 164
33% 130 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 144
Splatting 83.2
40% 113 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$150
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 137 133 128 128 120 MB/s
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
69.7% Good
Read 244
Write 162
Mixed 196
SusWrite 135
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 39.6
138% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 180
140% 193 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
281GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 20 28 18 31 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
7.74% Terrible
Read 3
Write 26
Mixed 6.3
SusWrite 23.8
11% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.1
28% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 7.74%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 9.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 58%
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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 8,145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $978
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