Asus Z87-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics131% 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.
Boot Drive45.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-C  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 02:16
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
59.5% Above average
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 179
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 444
48% 374 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$700
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 481
Reflection 435
Parallax 593
126% 503 fps
MRender 410
Gravity 458
Splatting 247
132% 372 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 148 51 78 79 111 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
45.6% Average
Read 203
Write 48
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 94.8
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 18.8
74% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 53.8
79% 156 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 84%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$63
987GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 116 115 114 116 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 110
Write 115
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 114
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$86
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 24 22 32 33 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-039.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-C Builds (Compare 2,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-C - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $681
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